Amanda Pepping, natural trumpet, enjoys her multi-faceted career as a performer, arranger, and educator. She has given recitals and made solo appearances throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. As a baroque trumpeter, she has performed in groups such as the Houston Bach Society, Kammerorchester Reinhold Friedrich, and Musica Antiqua Cologne. Amanda was a 2005-6 Fulbright Fellow in Karlsruhe, Germany, where she studied with world-renowned trumpet soloist, historian, and teacher Dr. Edward Tarr. She has performed with groups including the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, the Phoenix Symphony, the National Repertory Orchestra in Breckenridge, Colorado, the Arizona Opera, and the Brass Band of Battle Creek, Michigan.
Amanda received her doctorate from the University of Texas in Austin where she studied with Ray Sasaki and served as a teaching assistant to musicologist Dr. Lorenzo Candelaria. She holds her masterís and bachelorís degrees from Arizona State University where she studied with and was a teaching assistant to David Hickman. She has also studied with German trumpet soloist Reinhold Friedrich, Emory Harvison of the Phoenix Symphony, and Robert Dorer and Douglas Carlsen of the Minnesota Orchestra. Several of her arrangements can be heard on her first solo album, Amanda, which is available through Summit Records. She is the editor of the News section for the International Trumpet Guild Journal.
(Amanda Pepping will join New Trinity Baroque for the first time in concert in December of 2010, in the program "Baroque Candlelight Christmas.")