Phil Collins

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Arts
Occupation Trumpet Teacher
Location Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Introduction Former principal trumpet of the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestras. Books published: Studies in the Style of the Pops Orchestra, 100 Trumpetudes, In the Singing Style, and newly released Piccolo Trumpet Studies. Adjunct professor of trumpet at CCM, father of six children, and grandfather of 9. Son Jeff runs a painting business and has four children. Tim is co-pastor of Grace Bible Church which meets at the Y in Morrow, Ohio, and teaches a large violin and piano class. Jeremy (classical guitar) is a graduate of CIM and USC. He is busy soloing and teaching guitar at CCM. Zak is a graduate of CIM and a member of the viola section in the Buffalo Philharmonic. Wes is presently a member of the viola section in the Boston Symphony Orchestra. My wife Sandra has a large class of violin students. Daughter, Tracey teaches piano, and is the mother of four home-schooled children.
Interests Family, teaching my trumpet students, learning to use the gifts I've been given.
Favorite Music Dvorak's Carnival Overture (the slow section), Rusalka by Dvorak, Ma Vlast by Smetana, Sad Eyes, Celtic Symphony by Bantock, Sunrise by Sibelius, Moldau by Smetana, Rigaudon by Campra, Bailero by Cantaloube, Music to the Royal Fireworks by Handel, Mysterious Mountain, Sibelius 5th (last mvt.), Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral, Nessun Dorma, Anonymous Suite recorded by Ghitalla, Dvorak 8th Symphony, Corsaire Overture, Scottish Fantasy, Chiquitita, When Autumn Comes (Linda Eder), When I was 21, She's in Love with a Boy, On a Bus to St. Cloud, Careless Whisper, So They Say, Babe, Winter Light, Fernando, Piano Man, Summer Place, You're the Inspiration, All I Ask of You, Think of me, Feels Like Home, Shining Star, Break my Stride, I'm Walkin' on Sunshine, S.O.S., Don't Cry for me Argentina, Send in the Clowns.