CSU Trumpet Day

Welcome to CSU Trumpet Day!

The event is designed for trumpet players of ALL AGES AND EXPERIENCE who are looking for an in-person event that inspires their love of music and all things trumpet.

Trumpet students, teachers, performers, and band directors in Colorado are invited to attend this annual event hosted by CSU trumpet professor, Dr. Stanley Curtis, and features special guests to talk about their career and ideas on trumpet playing.

Guest Artists

Our 2023 guest artists are Peter Bond, Metropolitan Opera (retired); Bill Pfund, University of Northern Colorado (retired); Gabriel Mervine, Denver jazz musician; and Stanley Curtis, Colorado State University.

Étude Competition

The Trumpet Day Étude Competition is open to all high school trumpeters with a prize of $300. Students must submit a recording of your étude with your registration by midnight, Sunday, April 2. Up to eight finalists will be accepted to the final live round.


Please use the form below to register for this event.

Past Clinicians:

Date and Location:

Saturday, April 8, 2023, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
University Center for the Arts, located at 1400 Remington Street


$60 (includes lunch and t-shirt); please bring cash or check to the event.


Please complete the following forms (in addition to the main registration form); please email to Stanley.Curtis@colostate.edu or bring them with you to the event.



Stanley Curtis

  • Assistant Professor of Music
  • Trumpet

(703) 509-0873