Greg Wing –The Other Side of the Bell #55

Greg Wing- Trumpet Interview

Welcome to the show notes for Episode #55 of The Other Side of the Bell – A Trumpet Podcast. This episode features trumpeter Greg Wing.

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About Greg Wing

Gregory H. Wing, Professor of Music/trumpet at Morehead State University, holds a Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University (Bloomington) and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Morehead State University. Professor Wing has served as an Assistant Instructor of Trumpet at Indiana University under Professor William Adam and an Instructor of Trumpet for the Nevada School of the Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada. Classical performances are numerous and include engagements with Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, the Las Vegas Philharmonic Orchestra, the Nevada Wind Ensemble, the Lexington Brass Band and the Lexington Philharmonic. He is also a former member of the DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra “DOJO”.

Photo courtesy of Ted Piercefield.

Professor Wing is recognized as one of the nation’s leading trumpet artists having served as Lead Trumpet with the Buddy Rich Big Band, Paul Anka, and four years with Tom Jones. In addition, he has played Lead Trumpet for the Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas Hilton, Flamingo Hilton, and Stardust Hotel’s house orchestra. Professor Wing has played for virtually every major entertainer in the world including Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Johnny Mathis, Tony Bennett, and Natalie Cole. He is in high demand as a soloist and clinician has had a long association with the Conn-Selmer Corporation as an Artist/Clinician for Vincent Bach Trumpets.

He serves on the Advisory Board for the National Trumpet Competition, one of the nation’s most prestigious trumpet competitions and was the recipient of the 2010 – 2011 Morehead State University Distinguished Teacher of the Year award. Professor Wing is also the recipient of the 2013 Morehead State University Alumni Hall of Fame Award.

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