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Trumpet Professor Featured at 2008 ITG Conference
Michael Anderson, Oklahoma City Universityís associate professor of trumpet and member of the board of directors of the International Trumpet Guild, was a featured presenter at the 2008 ITGís annual conference, held this year at the Banff Centre, Alberta. Also attending the June 1-5 Canadian event was OCU junior trumpet major Cotey Bowman, who was awarded a competitive scholarship from Conn-Selmer based on his taped audition. Anderson, director of brass studies at OCUís Bass School of Music, is editor of the ITG Journalís Trumpet Technology column, executive director of the ITG web site, and a member of the ITG Journalís editorial committee. His June 14 Banff presentation centered on new versions of an interactive, computer-based practice tool for musicians. For more information on his demonstration and the ITG conference, visit http://www.banffcentre.ca/itg/ . Anderson also is a member of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and founder of the Blackwelder Brass, the Bass Schoolís premier graduate scholarship ensemble.