Dr. Gary Mortenson

Director, School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Trumpet, Brass Chamber Music

McCain Auditorium 109
785.532.3802 | garym@k-state.edu

Gary Mortenson is Director of the School of Music, Theatre and Dance, Professor of Trumpet, and coordinates the activities of the KSU Trumpet Ensemble. He received his education at Augustana College (BME), Ithaca College (MM), and The University of Texas (DMA). He was the International Trumpet Guild (ITG) Publications Editor and served on the ITG Board of Directors for twelve years (2001-2013). During his tenure as editor, Mortenson represented ITG at major international trumpet competitions and conferences in Australia, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Mortenson’s research on trumpet and brass pedagogy-related topics has been published in The Instrumentalist, Jazz Educator’s Journal, Music Educator’s Journal, Medical Problems of Performing Artists, and the International Trumpet Guild Journal. He was chosen by the ITG to receive the organization’s Award of Merit at their 2014 conference at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

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