Coordinator of Brass Program & InstrumentalArts Trumpet
A native of Chicago and graduate of Juilliard (BM, MM), Edward Carroll joined the faculty of CalArts as instructor of trumpet and coordinator of brass studies in 2001, following appointments as the International Chair of Brass Studies at London’s Royal Academy of Music, Professor of trumpet at the Rotterdam (NL) Conservatory, and a distinguished career as a soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician. He is the Director of the newly formed Center for Advanced Musical Studies at Chosen Vale. Read more.
InstrumentalArts French Horn
Equally at home on stage and in the recording studio, hornist Allen Fogle is an active freelance musician and educator in the Los Angeles area. He has performed with the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, San Diego Symphony, Santa Barbara Symphony, Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, as Principal Horn of the American Youth Symphony, and is currently in demand as a recording musician for the Hollywood film, television, and video game industries. Read more.
Matt Barbier is an LA based trombonist and composer focused on experimental intonation, noise, and the physical processes of his instrument. His playing has been described by the LA Times as being “of intense, brilliant, virtuosic growling that gave the striking impression that Barbier was dismantling the instrument while playing it.” Read more.
“A player of astonishing flamboyance” (Los Angeles Times) and “impressive dash” (Orange County Register), Doug Tornquist has been a part of Southern California’s freelance musical world since 1987, including serving as Principal Tuba for Long Beach Symphony. Read more.
InstrumentalArts Tuba and Brass Chamber Music
Luke Storm is a tuba player, conductor, and educator. Storm has served as acting principal tuba with the San Diego Symphony and has performed with the Baltimore Symphony, International Contemporary Ensemble, Spoleto Festival Orchestra, Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra, and numerous other ensembles in Southern California. He can be heard on the Mode and Innova record labels and several film and television scores. Read More.