University of Kentucky Summer Trumpet Institute


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Dr. Joe Van Fleet, Trumpet

Joe Van Fleet
Eastern Kentucky University

Joseph Van Fleet has been on the facility of Eastern Kentucky University since 2006. Prior to teaching at EKU, he had been the instructor of trumpet at Campbellsville University and associate instructor of trumpet at Indiana University. He holds degrees from Murray State University(BME) and Indiana University(MM and DMA).  He has studied with many influential teachers, including Bill Adam, Vince DiMartino, Arnold Jacobs, John Rommel, and John Schlabach.

In addition to teaching, Joseph maintains an active performing career. He currently holds the second trumpet position with both the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Richmond (Indiana) Philharmonic Orchestras. He also performs often with Paragon Musical Productions, the Kentucky Baroque Trumpet Ensemble and Bloomington Camerata Orchestra.

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