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Greg Wing, MM

Professor of Music, Trumpet
Area(s): Brass, Private Applied
 

Education

  • MM, Indiana University
  • BME, Morehead State University
 

Profile

Professor Gregory H. Wing serves as 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.

He performs with the Horizon Brass Quintet and is in high demand as a clinician/guest artist. In addition, 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, the Louisville Orchestra, Louisville Ballet Orchestra, and the Lexington Philharmonic. 

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 orchestras.   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.  Wing also has extensive Broadway show experience performing in the orchestra for 57 National Touring shows.  He is also a member of the DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra "DOJO".

Professor Wing has also 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 Advisory Board for the National Trumpet Competition, one of the nation’s most prestigious trumpet competitions.  Professor Wing was the recipient of the 2010 - 2011 Morehead State University Distinguished Teacher of the Year award.  In 2013, Professor Wing was inducted into the Morehead State University Alumni Hall of Fame.  Wing was also inducted in the Holmes High School (Covington, KY) Hall of Distinction in 2018 and selected as the recipient of the 2021-2022 Morehead State University Distinguished Service Award.

 

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Contact

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