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									                             (CURRICULUM VITAE-PERFORMANCE)
                                    John Paul Branzer
                                        345 N. W. 17 Ct.
                                     Homestead, Florida 33030

                                            (786) 243-0808

                                   Date of Birth: February 5, 1942
                                    Married to Michele Branzer
                                         One child--Rachel

                                           EDUCATION

1963................................ Bachelor of Music (Applied Trumpet & Music Education),
                                     University of Miami

1986................................ Master of Music (Applied Trumpet),   University of Miami

1986 to present............. Over 30 post Master’s credits towards Doctor Of Musical Arts
Degree, University of Miami, Florida International University, & Independent Projects at
Miami-Dade Community College

PRIVATE STUDY....... TRUMPET

                                  August Schaefer (1st Trumpet, Cincinnati Symphony;
                                            Cincinnati Conservatory)
                                  Gilbert Johnson(1st trumpet, Philadelphia Orch.; University
                                            of Miami)
                                  Arturo Sandoval (GRP recording artist, Florida
                                            International University)

                            TRUMPET & BRASS
                               Dr. Modeste Alloo (1st trombone, Boston Symphony;
                                        Timpani, New York Philharmonic; world
                                    famous conductor)

                            PIANO
                                Louis Spielman (pianist for Toscanini & the NBC
                                    Symphony)
                                Olga Lahowich
                                Leroy J. Seiler (Peabody Conservatory)

                            SOLFEGE
                                Madame Rene Longy-Miquelle (Curtis Institute, Julliard
                                     School of Music, University of Miami)
                              Curriculum Vitae-Performance: John Branzer
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                               MUSICAL EXPERIENCE

Principal Trumpet.......    University of Miami Symphony
                            Miami Philharmonic
                            Miami Opera Guild
                            Miami Beach Symphony
                            Miami Beach Pops Orchestra
                            Tampa Philharmonic
                            Fort Lauderdale Symphony

                           MUSICAL EXPERIENCE (CONT.)

1st Trumpet......      Sammy Davis, Jr.             Jimmy Durante
                       Charo                        Liza Minelli
                       Joel Grey                    The Golddiggers
                       Eddie Fisher                 Stevie Wonder
                       Bobby Vinton                 Republican National
                       Bob Crosby                      Convention-1963
                       Lola Falana                  Les Elgart
                       Holiday On Ice               The "Miracles"
                       Jerry Vale                   Barry White
                       Danny Thomas' St.            Nelson Ned
                         Jude Balls; 1988-1996      Shecky Green
                       Johnny Desmond               Milton Berle
                       Sid Caesar                   Danny Thomas
                       Jimmy Roselli                Julie Budd
                       Aliza Kashi                  Tito Puente'
                       Barbara Eden                 Arturo Sandoval
                       Dean Martin                  Donald O’ Connor
                       Frank Sinatra                Tony Bennett
                       Tommy Dorsey Orchestra       Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
                       Glenn Miller Orchestra       Barbara Streisand
                       Connie Haines                Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
                       Anna Maffo                   Birgit Nielson
                       Luciano Pavorotti            Artur Rubenstein
                       Jack Benny                   Rudolph Serkin
                       Claudio Arraou               Lucille Ball
                       Jerry Vale                   Julio Iglesias
                       Paul Whiteman (at age 12)    Issac Stern
                          Curriculum Vitae-Performance: John Branzer
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Featured Soloist........ President Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Ball; Washington,
                               D.C., 1985
                         Salzburg Music Festival
                         Prince Charles & Princess Diana; Nassau, 1986
                         Glenn Miller Orchestra
                         Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 (original notation)
                         Art Mooney Orchestra
                         Guy Lombardo Orchestra
                         Disneyland; Anaheim, CA; 1983, '87, '88, '89, '90
                         Disneyworld & Busch Gardens, Orlando, FL; 1987-90.
                         Black & White Ball; San Francisco, CA; 1986
                         Paquet's SS Rhapsody; Big Band Cruise; 1986
                         SS Dolphin; Big Band Cruise; 1986
                         Florida International University Jazz Band (2 concerts)
                         Redeemer Lutheran Church Sunrise Service (10 years)
                         WKAT Big Band Contest, 1st Place
                         Sea Escape Big Band Cruises
                         Featured soloist/conductor with many Florida based orchestras,
                         including 15 appearances as soloist/conductor with the Coral
                         Springs Pops Orchestra & several appearances as soloist/conductor
                         with the Sunrise Symphonic Pops Orchestra
                         Featured soloist at the home of Norman Lear in Beverly Hills

Principal Trumpet for the following conductors
                     Arthur Fiedler                    Franz Allers
                     Hugo Fiorato                      Andre Kostalanetz
                     LeRoy Anderson                    Dr. Modeste Alloo
                     Dr. Emerson Buckley               John Bitter
                     Dr. Paul Csonka                   Howard Barlow
                     Skitch Henderson                  Leo Reisman
                     Harold Farberman                  Raymond Paige
                     Arthur Lief                       D'Artega
                     Alfredo Antonini                  Henry Mancini
                         Curriculum Vitae-Performance: John Branzer
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                        MUSICAL EXPERIENCE (CONT.)

Major works performed with orchestra
                   Haydn Concerto in Eb           Brandenburg Concerto
                   Hummel Concerto in Eb          Tomasi Concerto
                      (Edited Branzer)            Hollow Men (Persichetti)
                   Sonata #1 in D (Purcell)       Sonata #2 in D (Purcell)
                   Trumpet Voluntary              Semaine Sainte a Cuzco
                        (Purcell/Clarke)               (Tomasi)
                   Concerto (Chaynes)             Rustiques (Bozza)
                   Concerto in D (Telemann)       La Virgen de la Macarena
                   Farewell My Granada                 (Mendez)
                        (Mendez)                  Concerto for Trumpet
                   Carnival of Venice                  (H. James/Branzer)
                        (Clarke/Branzer)          Caprice (Bozza)
                   Triptyque (Tomasi)             Concertino (Bozza)
                   (Orchestrated by John Branzer)


Guest conductor........ Salzburg Music Festival (1995)
                        Coral Gables Civic Opera Orchestra
                        Miami Pops Orchestra
                        Music in the Air Galas
                        Sunrise Symphonic Pops Orchestra
                        Coral Springs Pops Orchestra
                        Hallandale Symphony Orchestra


Musical conductor/contractor
                     "Cocoon-The Return" (also appeared in movie)
                     Konover Hotel
                     Annual charity ball for Miami City Ballet
                     Music in the Air Galas for the Dania Improvement
                           Committee
                     Kendale Lakes Country Club
                     Emerald Society
                     Coral Gables Country Club
                     Deauville Hotel
                     Eden Roc Hotel


                         Curriculum Vitae-Performance: John Branzer
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Musical conductor/arranger


                         Eden Roc Hotel, Konover Hotel, Deauville Hotel, WKAT Radio,
                         Sunrise Symphonic Pops Orchestra (Principal trumpet & asst.
                         conductor)

Band leader................ WKAT Radio
                            Salzburg Music Festival (1995)

Composer................... "Just Trust in Me", premiered Disneyland; 1989

Arranger..................... 3 settings of works by J. S. Bach for piccolo trumpet and orchestra.
                                 "Wachet Auf", "2nd Suite in B minor", and
                                 "The Air on the G String".
                              Numerous transcriptions for jazz band, concert band
                                 and orchestra.
                              Numerous night club acts.

                                     AWARDS & HONORS

Superior ratings at District and State Band Solo Contests on trumpet, piano, and double
       bass, 1957, 1958, and1959.
Superior ratings at District and State Orchestra Contests on trumpet, piano, and double
       bass, 1957, 1958, and 1959.
Youngest member of the Miami Symphony Orch. (later called Fla. Philharmonic), assistant
Principal trumpet (later, Principal trumpet) at age 16 (1958), John Bitter, Dr. Modeste Alloo,
and Dr. Fabian Sevitsky conductors.
Scholarships--offers from Eastman School of Music, Cincinnati Conservatory, and the
University of Miami (trumpet)
Dean's List, University of Miami
"Marquis Who's Who in Entertainment", "Marquis Who's Who in the South &
       Southwest", & "Marquis Who's Who in the World".
Semi-finalist Principal Trumpet auditions For Chicago Symphony Orchestra September,
2004
                                (CURRICULUM VITAE-EDUCATOR)
                                    John Paul Branzer
                                        345 N. W. 17 Ct.
                                     Homestead, Florida 33030

                                             (786) 243-0808

                                   Date of Birth: February 5, 1942
                                    Married to Michele Branzer
                                         One child--Rachel

                                            EDUCATION

1963................................ Bachelor of Music, University of Miami
1986................................ Master of Music, University of Miami


                                   TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1963 - present............... Band director in the Dade County School System.
                              1963-1964--Miami Edison Jr. High School
                                         (Concert Band, Marching Band, & Orchestra)
                              1964 - 1965--Ponce De Leon Junior High School (Concert Band)
                              1965-1985--Homestead Jr. High School
                                         (Concert Band, Marching Band, and Stage Band.)
                              1985-1995--Voluntarily changed to working with Elementary music
                              programs, and with young disabled students (mentally retarded,
                              Autism, etc.)
                              (Private teaching--all band instruments, piano and orchestration)
                              1995-Retired (33 years with Dade Co. School System)
                              2002-03 Trumpet Professor, New World School For The Performing
                              Arts (Miami)
                              Currently very busy band leader, contractor, arranger, & trumpet
                              artist with both orchestras and commercial venues

                      TEACHING AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Superior ratings every year for junior high school bands and orchestra at contests (1963-85)
Junior high school band performances
       First place--Junior Optimist Parade----1963.
       Junior Orange Bowl Parade
       Homestead Rodeo Parade (annually)
       Coral Gables Community Concerts at Coral Gables Youth Center
       Live radio shows
       Live television shows,
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                    TEACHING AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS (cont.)



         Community and civic functions.
         Miami Dade Community College High School Band Festival (only Jr. High band
         invited)
         Many students majored in music
         Harry James & his Orchestra (two fund raising concerts-Mr. Branzer was
         responsible for all production, all media)
         Dade County Teacher's Jazz Band (conductor)
         Featured clinician & soloist (junior & senior high schools in South Florida)
         Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel (guest columnist)




                            PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


ØMA Sinfonia Beta Tau Chapter
Dade County Music Educator's Association
United Teachers of Dade--A.F.L.-C.I.O.
Miami Federation of Musicians--A.F.L.-C.I.O.
Florida Bandmaster's Association
ØMA Sinfonia- Professional Chapter (Charter Member)
International Trumpet Guild
N.A.J.E. (National Organization of Jazz Educators)
Sunshine Jazz Organization
National Platform Association
Florida Orchestra Association



Papers...................   "Mystery Men in Music", gives detailed biographical
                               sketches of Charles Chaynes & Henri Tomasi, 1991.

                            “Development Of The Phenomenal Embouchure”, gives critical
                             information on the production of the extreme upper register
                             on trumpet, dealing with the rolling-in of the lips, perpendicular
                             alignment of the upper and lower teeth, mouthpiece cup
                            diameter, and mouthpiece cup shape, 1990
                      SOME NOTABLE VENUES FOR JOHN BRANZER




Aladdin Hotel                     Las Vegas, Nevada       Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
American Heritage Auditorium      Plantation, Florida     Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Aragon Ball Room                  Chicago, Illinois       Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Bath Club                         Miami Beach, Florida    Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Bayside Band Shell                Miami, Florida          Featured Artist
Boca Raton Hotel & Country Club   Boca Raton. Florida     Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Breaker's Hotel                   Palm Beach, Florida     Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Buffalo Civic Auditorium          Buffalo, New York       Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Busch Gardens                     Tampa, Florida          Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Caesar's Palace                   Atlantic City, N. J.    Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Carillon Hotel                    Miami Beach, Florida    Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Casa Marina Hotel                 Key West, Florida       Featured Artist
Castle Helbrun                    Salzburg, Austria       Featured Artist
City of Hollywood Boardwalk       Hollywood, Florida      Featured Artist
Cocoon, The Return (film)         20th Century Fox        Featured Artist & Musical Contractor
                                  Films
Coral Reef Yacht Club             Coconut Grove, Fl.      Featured Artist
Coral Springs Civic Center        Coral Springs, Fl.      Featured Artist & Conductor
Country Club Of Boca Raton        Boca Del Mar, Florida   Featured Artist
Country Club of Coral Gables      Coral Gables, Florida   Featured Artist & Musical Director
Deauville Hotel                   Miami Beach, Florida    Featured Artist & Musical Director
Diplomat Country Club             Hollywood, Florida      Featured Artist
Diplomat Hotel                    Hollywood, Florida      Featured Artist
Disneyland                        Anaheim, California     Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Disneyworld                       Orlando, Florida        Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Doogie's Jazz & Supper Club       Deerfield Beach, Fl.    Featured Artist
Eden Roc Hotel                    Miami Beach, Florida    Featured Artist & Musical Director
Fontainebleau Hotel               Miami Beach, Florida    Featured Artist
Gleneagles Country Club           Boca Raton, Florida     Featured Artist
Golden Nugget Hotel               Las Vegas, Nevada       Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Gusman Auditorium (U of M)        Coral Gables, Florida   Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Gusman Theater                    Miami, Florida          Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Heinz Hall                        Pittsburgh, Pa.         Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Indian Creek Country Club         Miami Beach, Florida    Featured Artist
Jackie Gleason Theater            Miami Beach, Florida    Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Konover Hotel                     Miami Beach, Florida    Featured Artist & Musical Director
La Gorce Country Club             Miami Beach, Florida    Featured Artist
Lincoln Center                    New York, New York      Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
M/V Mirage I                      Cape Canaveral, Fl.     Featured Artist
Maurice Gusman Theater            Miami, Florida          Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Miami Beach Auditorium            Miami Beach, Florida    Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Miami Beach Convention Hall       Miami Beach, Florida    Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Miami Shores Country Club         Miami Shores, Florida   Featured Artist
Norman Lear's Home                Beverly Hills, Cal.     Featured Artist & also Lead Trumpet
Numerous Trumpet Clinics          Various Cities          Featured Artist
                       SOME NOTABLE VENUES FOR JOHN BRANZER
                                     (Continued)

O’ Hara’ Jazz Club                   Ft. Lauderdale, Florida   Featured Artist
O’ Hara’ Jazz Club                   Hollywood, Florida        Featured Artist
Oakland Park Band Shell              Oakland Park, Florida     Featured Lead Trumpet
Olympia Theater                      Miami, Florida            Featured Artist & also 1st trumpet
Pinecrest Auditorium                 Boca Raton, Florida       Featured Artist
Polo Club                            Boca Raton, Florida       Featured Artist
Riverboat                            New York City, N. Y.      Featured Artist & also 1st trumpet
Ronald Reagan’s 2nd Inaugural Ball   Washington, D. C.         Featured Artist & also 1st trumpet
Roseland Ball Room                   New York City, N. Y.      Featured Artist & also 1st trumpet
S. S. Dolphin                        Miami, Florida            Featured Artist
S. S. Emerald Seas                   Miami, Florida            Featured Artist
S. S. Rhapsody (Pacquet Cruise       Miami, Florida            Featured Artist
Lines)
S. S. Escape                         Miami, Florida            Featured Artist
Salzburg Music Festival              Salzburg, Austria         Featured Artist
San Francisco Black & White Ball     San Francisco, Cal.       Featured Artist & also 1st trumpet
Seventy First Street Band Shell      Miami Beach, Florida      Featured Artist
Sioux Falls Big Band Festival        Sioux Falls, S. D.        Featured Artist & also 1st trumpet
South Beach Band Shell               Miami Beach, Florida      Featured Artist
St. Andrews Country Club             Boca Raton, Florida       Featured Artist
St. Moritz Hotel                     New York City, N. Y.      Featured Artist & also 1st trumpet
Sunrise Musical Theater              Sunrise, Florida          Featured Artist & also 1st trumpet
Surf Club                            Miami Beach, Florida      Featured Artist
Tour of Canada                       All Major Venues          Featured Artist & also 1st trumpet
Trump Plaza                          Atlantic City, N. J.      Featured Artist & also 1st trumpet
Waldorf Astoria Hotel                New York City, N. Y.      Featured Artist & also 1st trumpet
War Memorial Auditorium              Ft. Lauderdale, Florida   Featured Artist & also 1st trumpet
WKAT Radio                           Miami Beach, Florida      Featured Artist & Musical Director
Young’s Circle Amphitheater          Hollywood, Florida        Featured Artist

								
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