“Among the very best trumpet soloists in the world today” – International Trumpet Guild Journal
Between July 9th and 12th, Rex will present master classes and five concerts as a guest artist at the Sydney International Brass Festival in Australia. These concerts will include several premieres: the world premiere of James Stephenson’s “Hanging by a Thread,” a hot-off-the-press concerto for trumpet and tuba with wind ensemble; the world premiere of Brendan Collins’ Concerto for Trumpet and String Orchestra; and the Sydney premiere of the brass band version of Stephenson’s “Rextreme” Concerto.
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Between July 1 and 4, Rex will present master classes and two recitals as a guest artist at the Dublin Brass Week festival in Ireland. Of particular excitement for Rex is the appearance of two fellow guest trumpet artists: American ex-pat Anthony Plog and Scottish legend John Wallace – two heroes from Rex’s childhood. See the Tour page for details!
Rex will perform as guest soloist with the University of Virginia Jazz Ensemble under the direction of central VA legend John D’earth. Sharing guest soloist billing with be the fantastic saxophonist J.C Kuhl. D’earth will lead the concert in performances of his own music. Sunday, April 13th, 3:30 pm at Cabell Hall, UVA Campus. See the Tour page for details!
Rex will share the stage with the legendary Wycliffe Gordon as guest soloists with the Northeastern Illinois University Big Band. The concert takes place on Saturday, March 15 at 3:15 pm on the NEIU campus. See Tour page for details.
Rex will share the stage with the legendary Wycliffe Gordon in clinics and concerts at the University of New Hampshire’s Clark Terry Jazz Festival. Events take place on March 8th and 9th in Durham, NH. See the Tour page for details!