Shelly Devlin received her Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance and Education from the University of Iowa and her Master of Music in Trumpet Performance from the University of Washington. She currently serves as adjunct trumpet instructor at Pierce College in Puyallup, Washington. Since 2000, her private studio, Shelly Devlin Brass Studios, has taught 70 trumpet, French horn, trombone, and baritone students per week. Shelly’s students have seen successful performances at recitals and statewide music festivals, and many of her students have had the honor of being accepted into All State, All Northwest, local youth symphonies, and college music programs. Shelly has served as brass coach and clinician to Northwest Washington area schools, adjudicated Solo and Ensemble Festival for the Washington Music Educators Association, taught High Brass Techniques to undergraduate music majors at the University of Washington, served as brass coach for the Kitsap Youth Philharmonic, and conducted Brass Camps throughout the Puget Sound region.
An active performer, Shelly currently plays trumpet with the Bremerton West Sound Symphony, the Evergreen Brass, the Choppers Brass Quintet, and the Choppers Brass Trio. Shelly’s solo appearances include Telemann’s Sonata for piccolo trumpet and Handel’s Messiah with the Bremerton West Sound Symphony; Vincent Persichetti’s The Hollow Men with the Pierce College Orchestra; Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez for flugelhorn with the Evergreen Brass; and Piazzolla’s Libertango, Shelly’s own composition “Psalm Fanfare”, Morricone’s Gabriel’s Oboe, Clarke’s Maid of the Mist, and Gillie’s Song for the Lost on the Marysville Chamber Music Series. Shelly formerly served as a trumpeter with Navy Band Northwest and has been sponsored on several solo tours to the Midwest. Current projects include a commission for a new trumpet and piano work by composer Gina Gillie.
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