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Professor of Trumpet
Office: 3039 Moore
B.A., M.Mus., Eastman School of Music
William Campbell is professor of trumpet at the University of Michigan and has also served on the faculties if Ohio State University and the University of Kansas. At Ohio State, Professor Campbell was awarded the Outstanding Professor Award by the Sphinx\Mortar Board.
Campbell performed for seven years as principal trumpet with l'Orchestra Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence, Italy, conducted by Zubin Mehta. He has performed as soloist with Mehta, toured five continents, and is featured on numerous recordings. Currently the principal trumpet of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, he previously performed as principal trumpet with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. He has performed with many internationally renowned conductors including George Solti, Ricardo Chailly, Charles Dutoit, Christopher Hogwood, Leonard Slatkin, and Carlo Maria Giulini, among others.
In a recent tour in China, Professor Campbell, a Bach Artist, was appointed visiting guest professor of trumpet at the Shenyang Conservatory of Music. Professor Campbell has performed and presented master classes at more than 50 universities throughout the world.
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