Christine Ennis CarrilloAffiliation:
James Madison University, Instructor of Trumpet/Music Theory
Madison Brass Quintet
Massanutten Brass Band, Repiano Cornet
Artist's BiographyDr. Christine Ennis Carrillo serves on the faculty of James Madison University where she teaches applied trumpet, music theory, and co-directs the JMU Trumpet Ensemble. She has previously served on the faculties of Texas A&M University-Kingsville (where she was a two-time recipient of the Chancellors Teaching Excellence Award) and The Victoria College.
Dr. Ennis Carrillo currently performs as Repiano Cornet with the award winning Massanutten Brass Band. She has performed with a wide variety of ensembles including the Victoria Symphony, the Corpus Christi Symphony, Keith Brion and his New Sousa Band, Opera International in Washington, D.C., the Brazos Valley Symphony, and Audio Inversions Contemporary Music Ensemble. In 2005, Dr. Ennis Carrillo also performed in the world premiere of John Coriglianos Symphony No. 3: Circus Maximus at Carnegie Hall with The University of Texas Wind Ensemble.
As a clinician, Dr. Ennis Carrillo has given lectures at the International Trumpet Guild Conference (2010), Hawaii International Conference on the Arts and Humanities (2007), The University of Texas at Austin (2007) and the Texas Music Educators Association Convention (2006). She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music in Trumpet Performance from The University of Texas at Austin, and dual Bachelor of Music degrees in Music Education and Trumpet Performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her primary trumpet teachers include Ray Sasaki, Ronald Romm and Dr. Michael Ewald. Professional memberships include the International Trumpet Guild and the International Womens Brass Conference. Christine is an artist/clinician for Conn-Selmer and performs on Bach trumpets.