Erika Izaguirre stumbled upon the trumpet by chance. She was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She had two older sisters that were both in choir, but she chose to play in the band.  Professor Izaguirre’s trumpet career started before sixth grade band. She missed the initial testing of instrumentsContinue Reading

Growing up through adversity as a child can be disorienting and scary, but witnessing the same adversity as an adult is even more difficult, especially being isolated from those impacted the most. Robert Lestrick, a Concordia from New Orleans, Louisiana shares the mental anxiety he went through as someone fromContinue Reading