"The presentation left us a feeling

of wanting more and more. "

Isadora Trinkle, violist, has performed with several orchestras including the Wyoming Symphony, the Scottsdale Philharmonic, the Powder River Symphony, the Las Vegas Philharmonic Orchestra and the Conway Symphony.  She was awarded the prestigious Liberace scholarship while studying at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and earned honors at the Killington Festival  (VT) and the Rocky Mountain Conservatory.  A member of Trinkle Brass Works for many years, she is also a skilled pianist, vocalist, and violinist.

The Musicians

Trinkle Brass Works, Inc. is an artistic organization, federally recognized since 1985.  The mission of TBW is to provide concerts, lecture-demonstrations,workshops, clinics, and seminars for audiences of all ages to increase appreciation, knowledge and understanding of music.  

TBW works with presenting organizations, schools, libraries, and communities to provide high-quality programs of classical and contemporary music.

TBW also commissions music for brass and percussion ensembles, mixed instrumentation chamber ensembles ranging from 2 to 25 members and salon/theater orchestra groupings of 8 to 16. To date, the group’s commissioned composers have included Thomas Albert, Gunther Tautenhahn, Roberto Sierra, and Harry Lockwood, all ASCAP award-winning composers.

About TBW

Trinkle Brass Works, Inc.
1556 S. Elm St.

Casper, WY 82601



Composer, Eric Ewazen autographing scores for music educators as part of his Meet the Composer visit to rural Wyoming with trombonist James Lebens, professor of trombone at Laval University.

Double bassist Hans Sturm has performed as soloist, chamber, orchestral, jazz and improvisational musician throughout Europe, Asia, South America, Africa and the United States. He has worked in the electronic medium with composers such as Cleveland Scott and Joan Wildman. As an orchestral bassist, he has served as principal bassist of numerous regional orchestras including the Muncie Symphony, Quad Cities Symphony, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Madison Symphony, Dubuque Symphony, Dorian Opera, Rockford Symphony, and Racine Symphony and toured Europe as a member of the American Sinfonietta Chamber Orchestra.

Steven Trinkle has held principal trumpet positions with orchestras in Augusta, Dubuque, Shreveport and the Orchestra Sinfonica della Radiotelevisione in Turin, Italy. He was assistant principal trumpet with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Maracaibo in Venezuela and has performed with the Houston Symphony and the Kansas City Philharmonic. Under his direction his ensembles have performed in Brazil, Switzerland, Italy, at the Kennedy Center in Washington D. C. and throughout the United States.

Genie Burkett serves both the artistic and educational spheres. As a timpanist and percussion, she has performed with the Paul Price Percussion Ensemble, the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia, the Orquesta de la Primera Jornada Musicale, and the Kansas City Philharmonic. Burkett has held positions as Principal Timpanist with the Orchestra Sinfonica RAI (Turin, Italy) and the Augusta (GA) Symphony, and as Principal Percussionist with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Maracaibo (Venezuela). Burkett is a veteran teacher of more than 25 years at the college, private, and public school level.