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Joe Burgstaller
Joe Burgstaller




Called “quite simply, a superstar of the trumpet” by conductor JoAnn Falletta, international soloist Joe Burgstaller connects with audiences throughout the world with his captivating sound, dazzling virtuosity, and engaging personality. Known as a story-teller with his instrument, Burgstaller is “brass-famous” for his nearly eight years as trumpeter and arranger for the famed Canadian Brass.

Joe tours worldwide as a soloist (recently including Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, Taipei, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Winnipeg, Hamburg, Bologna, and the US Virgin Islands), as a chamber musician, as a crossover artist, as a guest orchestral musician, and as a masterclass clinician (more than 120 universities and conservatories) including his groundbreaking seminars for all instruments called “Change Your Mind, Change Your Playing®.”

As a teacher, he has been hailed as a “Talent Whisperer.” As Associate Professor of Trumpet at Arizona State University, his dynamic studio comprehensively prepares students for the demands of today’s music world, focusing on Artistic Development, Versatility, Entrepreneurship, and Career Growth.

Every Monday morning, Burgstaller live-broadcasts his Trumpet Warmup Show to an audience that spans over thirty countries, combining warmup, routine, fundamentals, and pedagogy in a format best described as a “Trumpet Talk Show.”

Joe’s discography includes hit classical solo CDs (License to Thrill and The Virtuoso Trumpet) and three Top-10 Billboard hits with Canadian Brass and his crossover CDs (Bach’s Secret Files and Mozart’s Blue Dreams) were Top-50 on JazzRadio charts and the Roots Radio Report.

Joe Burgstaller is a Yamaha Performing Artist.