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Getzen Manufactures High Quality Field Trumpets
Every day in America approximately 1,800 World War II veterans pass away. These brave men and women risked their lives to defend the land they loved. Yet, as many as 75% of these heroes will not be given the honor...
The Trumpeter’s Solemn Musical Duty
by Dan Erikson Wisconsin State Director, Bugles Across America Have you ever attended a military funeral and, after the three rifle volleys, Taps was played from a tape deck or CD player? If you’re an upper brass player, you probably...
The Badger Band Gets More Getzens Yet Again
Following the order of 100 Eterna Classic trumpets a year ago, the University of Wisconsin Badger Marching Band continues their love of Getzen instruments with an order of 75 new Getzen trombones. Mike Leckrone, the Badger Band director, took a...
World Class Brass Band Joins Getzen
When the Göteborg Brass Band stepped off the bus in Eau Claire, Wisconsin for their Midwest USA Tour, they were attempting something that many groups would not think of trying. They were receiving an entire new set of Getzen Cornets....
A Night of 1000 Trumpets
Doc has done it again! The night of 1000 trumpets was held at Southern Mississippi University on October 9th 2001. The challenge was to assemble 1000 trumpeters in one arena for a spectacular performance that involved all. This idea was...
Doc Returns to Where It All Began
When Doc arrived at the Getzen Co. this past June it felt as if a long-lost family member found their way home. Many workers for the company remember the days when Doc was a regular around the old factory. His...