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Louis Hanzlik is an internationally recognized trumpeter, chamber musician, and educator. A member of the Grammy Award–winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and American Brass Quintet, Hanzlik has performed concerts and presented master classes throughout the world. Hanzlik serves faculties of The Juilliard School and the AMFS, where he also serves as principal trumpet of the Aspen Chamber Symphony. Dr. Hanzlik is associate professor of trumpet at the University of Connecticut. In addition to his work with Orpheus and the ABQ, Hanzlik performs frequently as a guest of the world’s finest chamber orchestras, including a recent solo appearance with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and as a frequent guest principal trumpet with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Mr. Hanzlik received high praise from the New York Times for his 2012 performances of the Shostakovich Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Trumpet with pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Orpheus at Carnegie Hall. Originally from Iowa, Hanzlik is a graduate of the University of Iowa, The Juilliard School, and Teachers College at Columbia University. He resides in Storrs, Connecticut with his wife, Amanda, and two children, Ethan and Grace. Hanzlik is a trumpet artist for the Vincent Bach Corporation.

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