BETH COOPER
Solo Cornet


Instrument:
Smith Watkins - Soloist Model

Mouthpiece:
Dennis Wick - 4B Heritage

Music Heroes:
Cornet: David Daws & Richard Marshall
Trumpet: Sergei Nakariakov & Hakan Hardenberger



Beth's educational background includes a Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from the University of Louisville, a Master of Fine Arts degree in Trumpet Performance from the California Institute of the Arts and a K-12 Illinois Teaching Certificate from Trinity International University. Beth has served as a Guest Artist for the International Women's Brass Conference, been a special guest a music camps and is a featured soloist here in the United States and abroad.

She currently serves as principal cornet for both the Chicago Brass Band and one of the Salvation Army's premiere brass bands, the Chicago Staff Band. During the day, Beth is a general music teacher for K-5 in the West Aurora School District.



Auditions