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Jerry Amend

Adjunct Instructor of Trumpet
Adjunct Lecturer in Music
Commonwealth Brass Band

Paul W. Ogle Center 079
Phone: (812) 941-2436
jjjamend@ius.edu

Biography

J. Jerome Amend (trumpet, Commonwealth Brass Band),principal trumpet of the Louisville Orchestra, joined the orchestra in 1972 following four years as trumpet soloist with the 564th USAF Tactical Air Command Band (Langley AFB, Virginia). He has appeared as soloist with the orchestra a number of times and his work there regularly includes performances with the Kentucky Opera and Louisville Ballet. Prior to military service, he performed with the Houston Symphony under Music Directors Sir John Barbirolli and André Previn.

Since 1989, Mr. Amend has been Music Director of the Commonwealth Brass Band – an English-style brass band. Previously he conducted the Louisville Contemporary Chamber Consort (1973-1975), the Musician's Union Summer Band (1986), the Louisville Festival Symphony, and was Co-Director of the "Twentieth-Century Series" (1975-1977) at the University of Louisville.

He previously taught trumpet at the National Music Camp in Interlochen, Michigan, (1974-1979), Spring Branch (Houston) Independent School District (1966-1968), Galveston Public Schools (1967-1968), Bellarmine College, Campbellsville (KY) College, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and both trumpet and music theory at the University of Louisville (for 28 years).

Campus Events

Summer New Student Orientation: Session 4

Summer New Student Orientation: Session 4

July 12th, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Green Dot Training for New Students

Green Dot Training for New Students

July 12th, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Green Dot Training for New Students

Green Dot Training for New Students

July 20th, 2022

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Summer New Student Orientation: Session 5

Summer New Student Orientation: Session 5

July 20th, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Summer New Student Orientation: Session 6

Summer New Student Orientation: Session 6

July 28th, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Green Dot Training for New Students

Green Dot Training for New Students

July 28th, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Summer New Student Orientation: Session 7

Summer New Student Orientation: Session 7

August 2nd, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Green Dot Training for New Students

Green Dot Training for New Students

August 2nd, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Music Admission & Scholarship Auditions

Music Admission & Scholarship Auditions

August 6th, 2022

All day event

Green Dot Training for New Students

Green Dot Training for New Students

August 10th, 2022

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

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