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J. Fred Powell, Trumpet

Mr. Powell earned degrees in trumpet performance from Bob Jones University and The Florida State University. He has performed and toured with Boston Brass, Fiddler on the Roof, the Savannah Symphony, Florida Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, Brevard Orchestra, Orlando Brass Quintet, Indianapolis Symphonic Band, Advocate Brass Band, Golden State Brass Band, and was featured soloist with both the Orlando Concert Band and the Elkhart Municipal Band on the latter’s sister city tour of England. A co-founder of the National Trumpet Competition, Fred now serves as Associate Director and on the Executive Board. He is a frequent presenter having given clinics at numerous trumpet festivals, university programs and music education events. Mr. Powell remains an active freelance musician in the Chicago area, performing occasionally with the South Bend Symphony, Northshore Concert Band, Quintessence Brass and others. Fred is now (since 2005) the maker of J.F. Powell Signature Trumpets, with locations in Elkhart, IN and Chicago, IL.