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Members of the award-winning "Birds of Paradise" Trumpet Ensemble are (from left) Brandon Hess, Jessica Sawall, Lucas Schurman, Nick Pietuszka, Adrianna Korey and Derek Dillman.
Birds of Paradise

​The University of Delaware “Birds of Paradise” Trumpet Ensemble won First Place at the International Women’s Brass Conference (IWBC) Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Rowan University, competing against top groups from all over the country. The ensemble, under the direction of UD adjunct trumpet instructor Robert Skoniczin, consists of Derek Dillman, Adrianna Korey, Brandon Hess, Nick Pietuszka, Jessica Sawall, and Lucas Schurman. Congratulations, Birds!

 

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