Selected Alumni Bios

Kate Amrine

Kate Amrine is a trumpet player familiar with many different styles including classical, jazz, and musical theatre. She recently graduated from New York University with a BM in Trumpet Performance. She is frequently involved in both playing and contracting musical theater productions in the New York City area, including West Side Story, In the Heights, Company, City of Angels, Anything Goes, Sweet Smell of Success, Sweeney Todd, and Into the Woods. Kate also performs with several ensembles in the city including various chamber ensembles, orchestras, and jazz groups. She also leads her own brass quintet, performing both classical and jazz, featuring some of her own compositions and arrangements. Kate is an active teacher, teaching privately in her own studio, at the Harmony Program, and New York University as an adjunct instructor.