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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
jjamend@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).

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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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Stage One Family Theatre: JACKED!

Stage One Family Theatre: JACKED!

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stage One Family Theatre: JACKED!

Stage One Family Theatre: JACKED!

February 24th, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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CAB presents: TRONsystem CUBE

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3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Stage One Family Theatre: JACKED!

Stage One Family Theatre: JACKED!

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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2020 Graduation Fair

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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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