Rick Endres, BM
Trumpet / French Horn
Rick Endres currently teaches at Northern Kentucky University Music Preparatory (Trumpet and French Horn) and Campbell County Schools in Alexandria, Kentucky (Brass Instructor, Assistant Director of Jazz Bands, Founding Director of Trumpet Ensemble). He also currently serves as Department Operations Coordinator for Xavier University's Department of Music & Theatre. Having nearly 2 decades of trumpet experience, Rick continues to perform and teach throughout the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region. He received a Bachelor of Music degree from NKU, where he studied trumpet under both Dr. Raquel Rodriquez and Dr. W. Jonathan Gresham.
Rick works with a number of local area schools, including St. Joseph (Cold Spring), Glen Este, and Covington Holmes, while maintaining his own private lesson studio. He has successfully assisted students with regional honor band auditions and clinic materials, and his students receive Distinguished ratings in Solo & Ensemble contests. Rick's professional memberships include: the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), International Trumpet Guild (ITG), and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). He was awarded the NAfME Professional Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership Service.