In May 2008, performer, composer, and educator Joe Pino earned his Bachelor in Music degree in Trumpet Performance from the world-renowned music school, Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Joe played 2nd trumpet in The 1st National Broadway Tour of Woody Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway. He is currently playing trumpet with Elf The Musical, which he will be performing at The Wang Theatre in Boston and Madison Square Garden in New York City. As a jazz trumpet player, Joe has played with such well-known artists as The Temptations, Grammy Award-winning Morgan Heritage, Damian Marley, The Happenings, and legend TV star, Vicky Lewis. His original music can also be heard in an upcoming short film, Musicians & Magicians, due out early 2018. In his quintet and organ trio, Joe performs at venues such as Blue Note Jazz Club NYC, Central Park Summer Stage, The Mann Center, Minton’s Playhouse, Rockwood Music Hall, and many more. Joe has taught students of all ages in private and group lessons for Berklee College of Music’s City Music Outreach Program, The Harmony Program, Music and Arts, Harborlight Montessori School, The Beverly Public School System, and through online Skype lessons.
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Alia Kuhnert, P.S. 107
Alia Kuhnert began playing trumpet at age ten in her home town of San Francisco, where she would eventually major in trumpet at the San Francisco School of the Arts High School. Alia attended the Summer Brass Institute in 2012 and 2013. As a brass fellow she collaborated with Joseph Alessi, principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic, Øystein Baadsvik, international tuba soloist, and Thomas Hooten, principal trumpet of Los Angeles Philharmonic. Alia is a graduate of the New England Conservatory where she majored in Trumpet Performance and performed with NEC’s Philharmonia, Wind Ensembles, Opera, Jazz and Chamber Orchestras. Committed to education, Alia is on the trumpet faculty at Cazadero Music Camp in California. Alia is currently pursuing her Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Trumpet Performance at Stony Brook University, studying with Kevin Cobb.