Paul Hermanson

Paul Hermanson

Instrument: 2nd Cornet

Member Since: Member of the Brass Band since 2013

Occupation: Part Owner of, music consultant for The Principia 4th through 12th grade.

Mentors & Musical Heroes: Wynton Marsalis, Arturo Sandoval, Maynard Ferguson, and Dizzy Gillespie. Mentors: Bob Ceccarini, Dr Greg Jones

Favorite Brass Band Piece: Stars in a Velvety Sky by Herbert L Clark


Paul studied privately with Bob Ceccarini, the trumpet player for the Fox and Muny Theaters in St. Louis (1998-2006). He also studied with the distinguished European virtuosos Reinhold Friedrich, and Fritz Damrow in Corfu, Greece (2007). Paul is the 2008 Missouri State winner of the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Brass Competition. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, trumpet performance with minor in jazz studies from Truman State University, in the trumpet studio of Dr. Greg Jones (2010). Paul currently teaches music at The Principia and Music & arts. He resides in Chesterfield, MO.