David Hunsicker


assistant professor, trumpet

Education: DMA, solo performance, Arizona State University, 2012

Previously: adjunct professor of trumpet, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Expertise: trumpet, with an emphasis on professional orchestral auditions for trumpet; current principal trumpet of the Wichita Symphony, Des Moines Metro Opera and Lancaster Festival Orchestras; published an article on the frequency of orchestral excerpts in auditions that have taken place in the past fifteen years for top-tier professional orchestras in the United States

“I am a Detroit Tigers fan and for the last few years my favorite player has been Andy Dirks. I only found out recently that Andy Dirks is a former Shocker baseball player. Go Shockers! (And go Tigers, too … )”