Edward Bach is the trumpet professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where in addition to maintaining a studio of undergraduate and graduate students, he directs the Trumpet Ensemble and Brass Ensemble. As principal trumpet of Market Street Brass he performs over sixty concerts annually. The group has made a number of recordings and has toured throughout Texas, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Georgia, Florida, Missouri, South Carolina, Virginia, and North Carolina. Internationally, Market Street Brass is managed by the Forbidden City Concert Hall Company based in Beijing.
Prior to his appointment at UNCG, Bach was principal trumpet with A Touch of Brass, which performed throughout Canada, the United States, England, Russia, the Ukraine, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, and Australia. A prolific recitalist Bach’s solo appearances include performances in Portugal, Scotland, China, The Kennedy Center, Budapest, New York, Vancouver, Quebec City, Tampa, Winnipeg, and San Antonio to name a few. He is frequently heard on broadcasts by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
In addition to his active schedule as a performer, Bach is a frequent clinician and educator for concert and jazz bands. He has presented brass clinics at every level, beginner through professional. Bach has been a frequent clinician at a number of state music education conferences, including the Texas Bandmasters Conference, the Iowa Bandmaster, and throughout the United States and Canada. As a master pedagogue Dr. Bach has also worked with students at the Moscow Conservatory, The Central Conservatory in Beijing, the Liszt Conservatory, the Fundacao Conservatorio de Gaia, the Escola Superior de Musica e das Artes do Espectaculo do Instituto Politecnico do Porto as well as many Canadian and American universities. Bach is an Eastman clinician and consultant and performs on the Andreas Eastman B flat and C trumpets.
Bach, a native of Canada, received the Doctoral and Master degrees at The University of British Columbia as a student of Martin Berinbaum. He earned the Bachelor of Music with Alan Ehnes at Brandon University.