University Bands

Brian Martin, Graduate Assistant


Brian Martin is a Master’s student at Western Illinois University, where he is earning his master’s degree in trumpet performance.  He works as a support assistant for the university bands.

Brian completed his undergraduate at Southeast Missouri State University, also in trumpet performance.  Here Brian played in various ensembles, participating in orchestra, wind ensembles, jazz, and chamber ensembles.  He received honorable mention for Southeast’s Concerto and Aria Competition. At his hometown Jackson, Missouri, Brian participates in the Jackson Municipal Band.

Brian also enjoys playing in the WIU Wind Ensemble, Jazz Studio Orchestra, and various groups on occasion. He hopes to someday combine his jazz and classical skills to become a freelance musician.