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Volpe, Christopher

Brass Choir, Trumpet
Office
Brady Educational Center LL05A
Phone
(651) 962-5850
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5850
Mail
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave., BEC 5
St. Paul, MN 55101

Christopher Volpe has been a member of the Minnesota Opera Orchestra trumpet section since 1999. An active performer in the Twin Cities, he is also principal trumpet of the Minnesota Sinfonia.

Volpe’s orchestral, opera, and ballet credits include performances with the Minnesota Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera (NYC), Chicago Lyric Opera, Houston Grand Opera, The Three Tenors, American Ballet Theater, Joffry, Dance Theater of Harlem, Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, and New York City Ballet. His Broadway credits include the national tours of Phantom of the Opera, Showboat (with Cloris Leachman and Ned Beatty), Victor/Victoria (with Julie Andrews), The Producers, Miss Saigon, and Fosse, among many others. As an active performer in the popular music world, he has played with such artists as Prince, The Moody Blues, The Temptations, Manheim Steamroller, Styx, Olivia Newton John and Paul Simon.

A graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, Volpe studied with his father, Clement Volpe of the Minnesota Orchestra, and Vincent Cichowicz of Northwestern University and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He currently lives in Minneapolis, and has taught on the music faculty at the University of St. Thomas since 1996.

Summer 2019 Courses

Summer 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2019 Courses

Fall 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
MUSN 166 - 01 Brass Choir - - W - - - - 1700 - 1830 BEC 120

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1700 - 1830

Location:

BEC 120

Course Registration Number:

40183 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Christopher A. Volpe

Formation of small and large ensembles using only brass and sometimes percussion instruments. The choir, directed by a member of the brass faculty, gives regularly scheduled public performances. Membership by audition.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSN 166 - 02 Brass Choir - - W - - - - 1700 - 1830 BEC 120

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1700 - 1830

Location:

BEC 120

Course Registration Number:

43582 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Christopher A. Volpe

Formation of small and large ensembles using only brass and sometimes percussion instruments. The choir, directed by a member of the brass faculty, gives regularly scheduled public performances. Membership by audition.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 144 - 01 Perf Study: Trumpet 30' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40198 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Christopher A. Volpe

elective Students must complete an online Lesson Registration Form with the music department in addition to registering through Murphy. Please got to the following link and read the ‘Registration’ section. http://www.stthomas.edu/music/undergraduate/lessons

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 144 - 02 Perf Study: Trumpet 50' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40547 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Christopher A. Volpe

elective Students must complete an online Lesson Registration Form with the music department in addition to registering through Murphy. Please got to the following link and read the ‘Registration’ section. http://www.stthomas.edu/music/undergraduate/lessons

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 244 - 01 Applied BA: Trumpet 50' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40447 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Christopher A. Volpe

Students must complete an online Lesson Registration Form with the music department in addition to registering through Murphy. Please got to the following link and read the ‘Registration’ section. http://www.stthomas.edu/music/undergraduate/lessons

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 344 - 01 Applied BM: Trumpet 50' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40487 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

2 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Christopher A. Volpe

Students must complete an online Lesson Registration Form with the music department in addition to registering through Murphy. Please got to the following link and read the ‘Registration’ section. http://www.stthomas.edu/music/undergraduate/lessons

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

J-Term 2020 Courses

J-Term 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location