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Amy McCabe, a resident of Washington D.C., has performed on her trumpet in a variety of genres across the globe. Amy is currently a trumpeter/cornetist in a premier military band which performs regularly at the White House and on national concert tours. She was recently a featured solo recitalist at the International Trumpet Guild conference, the International Women's Brass Conference, a chamber recitalist at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic and was a featured soloist with the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain. In addition, Amy has also performed with the New York Philharmonic, the National Symphony, Brass Band of Battle Creek, the Monarch Brass and was a featured soloist of the first National touring cast of the Tony and Emmy-award winning show, Blast! Amy has been a member of the Chicago Civic Orchestra, a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Festival, Spoleto Music Festival, Pine Mountain Music Festival, Artosphere Festival and was a member of the Walt Disney World Collegiate All-Star Big Band. She holds a degree in elementary education from Illinois Wesleyan University studying with Steve Eggleston and Judith Saxton, and a Master's degree in trumpet performance from Northwestern University, studying with Barbara Butler and Charles Geyer.