Brian Reichenbach, DMA

Assistant Professor of Music

Faculty Since 2012


BM, Wheaton College
MM, DePaul University
DMA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


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Brian Reichenbach directs the Trinity Symphonic Band and teaches trumpet and classes in music theory, aural skills, and brass techniques. He earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he was a Graduate Fellow in 2014-2015 and recipient of the Hindsley Award.

Dr. Reichenbach has participated in wind conducting masterclasses with Mallory Thompson, Michael Haithcock, Craig Kirchhoff, and Paula Crider and has studied trumpet with Charles Daval, Ronald Romm, John Hagstrom, Stephen Burns, and Terry Schwartz. He is a member of the trumpet section of the Elmhurst Symphony and has also performed with ensembles including Chicago Sinfonietta, Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra, and Millar Brass. An avid chamber musician, Dr. Reichenbach is a member of the International Chamber Artists, New Chicago Brass, and founding member of the Lincoln Park Brass. He often serves as a guest clinician at area middle and high schools and teaches at Csehy Summer School of Music in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Reichenbach presented a session titled “Perform From Memory? But I Play the Trumpet!” with Terry Everson at the 2019 International Trumpet Guild Conference in Miami. Before coming to Trinity, Dr. Reichenbach taught trumpet at Olivet Nazarene University, North Central College, and College of DuPage.

Brian spends much of his free time with his wife and four children. He enjoys cooking for them and outdoor activities including bicycling, downhill skiing, hiking, and camping.

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