Roxanne Winslow

Roxanne Winslow is a trumpet playing composer currently pursuing a Masters in Music in Composition degree at San Francisco Conservatory. She has played trumpet for fourteen years in jazz, concert, salsa, orchestral, chamber, and pop ensembles, including North State Symphony in California and Shinshu University Symphony Orchestra in Matsumoto, Japan. In high school she placed by audition into Northern California Honor Band for four years (two years as section-leader), All Northern California Honor Band for four years, first chair for the second-highest band in All State California Honor Band one year, and into the top wind symphony for All State Honor Band for two years. She graduated in Fall 2017 from California State University, Chico with a Bachelor of Arts in music, a second Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies, and a minor in Japanese. Throughout her time in university she had several pieces performed, received multiple scholarships every year, and conducted trumpet sectionals for California State University, Chico. Her private teachers include Rick Winslow, Ayako Nakamura, Chris Navarrette, and soon will also include San Francisco Conservatory‚Äôs Chair of Brass, Adam Luftman. Aside from formal lessons, she has absorbed information from her trumpet playing father Rocky Winslow for many years. Rocky Winslow has strong roots in Bobby Shew’s trumpet studio and is the Professor of Jazz Studies at California State University, Chico. She began teaching private trumpet lessons herself in 2013, joined Apollo Music Academy in 2018, and then Vibo Music in 2018. She also plays and teaches piano.