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Greg Wing, MM

Professor of Trumpet in the Dept. of Music, Theatre & Dance (School of Creative Arts)
 

Education

  • MM, Indiana University
  • BME, Morehead State University
 

Profile

Gregory H. Wing, Professor of Music/trumpet at Morehead State  University,  holds a Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from the  Jacobs School of  Music at Indiana University (Bloomington) and a Bachelor of  Music Education  degree from Morehead State University.  Professor  Wing has served as an Assistant Instructor of Trumpet at Indiana University under Professor William Adam and an Instructor of Trumpet for the Nevada School of the Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Classical performances are numerous and  include engagements with Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, the Las Vegas  Philharmonic Orchestra, the Nevada Wind Ensemble, the Lexington Brass Band, Lexington Philharmonic, the Huntington Symphony Orchestra and Cave Run Symphony Orchestra.  

Professor Wing is recognized as one of  the nation’s leading trumpet artists having served as Lead Trumpet with the Buddy Rich Big Band, Paul Anka, and four years with Tom Jones. In addition, he has played Lead Trumpet for  the Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas Hilton, Flamingo Hilton, and Stardust Hotel's  house orchestra.  Professor Wing has played for virtually every major entertainer in the world including Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Johnny Mathis, Tony Bennett, and Natalie Cole.  His Broadway show experience is just as extensive as Professor Wing has played for over 50 National Touring Broadway shows.  He is in high demand as a soloist and clinician has had a long association with  the Conn-Selmer Corporation as an  Artist/Clinician for Vincent Bach Trumpets.  

He serves on the Board for the William Adam Trumpet Festival and is a former Advisory Board member for the National Trumpet Competition, one of the  nation’s most prestigious trumpet competitions.  Professor Wing was the recipient of the 2010-11 Morehead State  University Distinguished Teacher of the Year award and inducted into the  
2013 Morehead State University Alumni Hall of Fame.
 

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Contact

255 Baird Music Hall 
606-783-2401
g.wing@moreheadstate.edu
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