“For 15 years FONT has been working to create meaningful social and musical experiences for the trumpet community and beyond, and we’ve celebrated ideas that are new, different, in and… Read More
From September 8 through 14, New York’s award winning Festival of New Trumpet Music (FONT Music) returns with Impact: Celebrating 15 Years of Boundary-Breaking Music. Impact is not only the… Read More
Join us for our Spring performance on March 15. Nadja Noordhuis, trumpeter and FONT Music Board member, will perform with her Quintet!
Trumpeters Dave Douglas, Stephanie Richards, Marquis Hill, Taylor Ho Bynum, Michael Gurfield, Aaron Shragge and John Blevins all contributed their unique visions to 2016’s forward-looking program in venues across New York City. Thanks… Read More
How did you become a trumpet player? I started playing trumpet in the 3rd grade, but my fascination started about a year before. In 2nd grade for African American History… Read More
The Wing Walker Orchestra invited Ralph Alessi and Shane Endsley for their appearances at the Festival Of New Trumpet Music 2016. Here are some of the pieces they played.
The recording of the panel discussion about Laurie Frink and her Brass Pedagogy was released as a “A Noise From The Deep” podcast on Greenleaf Music. «In this episode four… Read More
Dear Friends, Each year at FONT Music, we widen our embrace of trumpet artists with emerging voices, pioneering voices, voices that remind us of our histories, and voices that challenge… Read More
A review in pictures of the 14th edition of our festival Monday – September 19, 2016 Threes Brewing, Brooklyn Tuesday – September 20, 2016 Threes Brewing, Brooklyn Wednesday – September… Read More
Flexus Thank you for sharing another inspiring year of forward-looking, engaged music making for the trumpet! Trumpeters Dave Douglas, Stephanie Richards, Marquis Hill, Taylor Ho Bynum, Michael Gurfield, Aaron Shragge and John… Read More
Are you ready? Flexus 2016 opens on September 19 and 20 at Threes Brewing and closes on Sunday September 25 with our concert honoring John McNeil with FONT Music’s Award of Recognition. Festival… Read More