Associate professor of trumpet Dr. Jason Dovel (University of Kentucky, USA) will give a trumpet recital on Wednesday, November 3, at 7.30 pm, in the ceremonial hall of the Ionian Academy.
Dr. Dovel was invited to the Department of Music Studies (11/10 to 5/11) where he taught students of trumpet and composition.
Jason Dovel, Trumpet | Fall 2021 Recital Tour Program
Quarantine (2020) Jason Dovel (b. 1981)
Et Planetarum (2020) Jason Dovel
SHAZAM (1984) Folke Rabe (1935–2017)
Cantus for Trumpet and Electronics (2008) Eric Nathan (b. 1983)
T1 for Trumpet and Tape (2001) Tae Hong Park (b. 1969)
Jason Dovel is associate professor of trumpet at the University of Kentucky (UK), where he has taught since 2013. At UK, he teaches trumpet, plays in the faculty brass quintet, and hosts the UK Summer Trumpet Institute. He has recorded four highly acclaimed solo CDs; Lost Trumpet Treasures (2014), Ascent: New Music for Trumpet (2016), Baroque Music for Trumpet and Organ (2018), and New Unaccompanied Music for Trumpet and Flugelhorn (2020).
As an orchestral trumpeter, he is principal trumpet of the Lexington Chamber Orchestra, Kentucky Bach Society, Lexington Theatre, and has spent the last ten summers playing in the Charlottesville Opera Orchestra in Virginia. He also regularly appears on historical instruments with period orchestras around the United States. He is a founding member of the nationally touring Quintasonic Brass, who were featured artists at the 2021 International Trumpet Guild Conference.
Dovel has published articles in the Music Educators Journal, International Trumpet Guild Journal, The Instrumentalist, and the Journal of the Art College of Inner Mongolia University in China. He is also editor of The Big Book of Sight-Reading Duets for Trumpet, published by Mountain Peak Music. Also active as a composer and arranger, his works have been published through Prestissimo Press, Hickman Music Editions, Mountain Peak Music, and the Baroque Trumpet Shop, and are performed throughout the world.
Dovel serves on the Board of Directors for both the International Trumpet Guild and Historic Brass Society. He is Artist/Faculty for the National Trumpet Competition, and hosted the 2019 National Trumpet Competition at the University of Kentucky.
Jason Dovel is grateful for the tutelage of many wonderful teachers, including Keith Johnson, George Novak, Charles Saenz, James Kluesner, Charlie Geyer, Barbara Butler, Barry Bauguess (Baroque trumpet), and Bruce Dickey (cornetto). He holds a DMA in performance from the University of North Texas.