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Ketchikan hosts Southeast Alaska Music Festival

...festival featured more than 500 student performers.Ketchikan's KRBD radio quoted Thunder Mountain High School trumpet player Rafael Sales in an online article: "It's incredible seeing so many dedicated students to music."
Swing in the New Year! with the Thunder Mountain Big Band

...Bromberg, Manhattan Transfer, The Attacca String Quartet, blues singer Nikki Hill, violinist Paul Rosenthal and jazz trumpet player Dominick Farinacci.For more information, visit or call 463-3378.
Swing in the New Year! to include Thunder Mountain Big Band and Mis' Ain't Behavin' Trio

...May 17. Also booked are The Attacca String Quartet, blues singer Nikki Hill, violinist Paul Rosenthal and jazz trumpet player Dominick Farinacci. Tickets for Swing in the New Year! are available at, the JACC and Hearthside...
A trumpet in violin's clothing

Juneau's Rick Trostel is the principal trumpet player in the Juneau Symphony, a music teacher at Harborview...good enough" that he's been the symphony's top trumpet player since he moved to Juneau 12 years ago. He's arranged...
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Photos: Laughs and brass

...perform his Human Jazz concert this evening at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Bottom, Rich Kelley, a trumpet player for the Boston Brass, strains to hit a note during a brown bag lunch concert Wednesday. The Boston Brass performed...
Weekend Best Bets

...canoes. Armen Ksajikian, Gwen Thompson, the Juneau-based Ursa Major Youth Quartet and Rick Trostel, a local trumpet player, will all perform. Rain or shine, this should be a fun opportunity to enjoy excellent music and the beauty of Juneau...
JDHS band has fundraiser for gig in big apple

...selected to perform at the famous venue, as part of the New York Wind Band Festival from March 24 through 26. Sophomore trumpet player Ethan Hubbard said the fundraising event helped the camaraderie of the ensemble. "There's more fellowship than...
The state of his heart

...will also perform a short set of his music. Maas grew up in Juneau in a musical family. His dad, Ron Maas, is a trumpet player in the Thunder Mountain Big Band and helped found the Juneau Symphony. His mom, Kathy, is a symphony violinist...
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Jay Thomas performs in Juneau

...relationships with musicians there who can come up for events like this." Tromble said Thomas started his jazz career as a trumpet player but is an excellent sax player as well. Thomas is an integral part of the Northwest jazz scene and plays internationally...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Sunday, July 2. Both are at Marine Park and are free. ``Both concerts will be different,'' said Ron Maas, a trumpet player who has been involved with the band since the mid-1970s. ``They're choosing music that's more difficult than...


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