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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...
Becoming the Smart Musician, Part II of Series
by Robert Levy – Professor of Music, Lawrence University Getzen Artist & Clinician While Part I of this series addressed an approach in practicing by isolating Musical Elements, I’d like to backtrack a moment in Part II to the very...
Becoming the Smart Musician, Part I of Series
by Robert Levy – Professor of Music, Lawrence University Getzen Artist & Clinician While I have spoken in previous issues of choosing the more beneficial aspects of playing and selecting a good daily routine, there are some additional thoughts I’m...
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...