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Tom Kelly, trumpet

Tom Kelly, trumpet, received his undergraduate degree in trumpet performance and music education at Winona State University (Winona MN.) and a Master’s degree in trumpet performance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Kelly has performed with the Empire Brass, Canadian Brass, Dallas Brass, Rhythm and Brass, Manheim Steamroller as well as having been a member of orchestras backing performers such as Ray Charles, Steve Allen, Red Skelton, Ben Vereen, Michael Buble’, Gladys Knight and Marie Osmond and The Temptations.  Kelly is also Principal trumpet and Personnel Manager of The Plymouth Brass at First-Plymouth Church in Lincoln, Second trumpet in the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra and performs often with the Omaha Symphony Orchestra, and is also a member of The Palladium Brass in Omaha.  Tom also has a private studio in Lincoln and is the Instructor of Brass at Doane University in Crete Nebraska and instructor of Trumpet at Concordia University in Seward Nebraska.  He and his wife Angela have two children, Jonah age eighteen and Allison age fourteen.