Insintesi - Antitaranta
Mark Gaulke (1957-2015)

Mark Gaulke was my first trumpet teacher and my high school band director. He was a great inspiration to me and so many others. He was charismatic about music, about swinging hard, and music education. He was a player; someone we…

I Live for Art

I Live for Art, a documentary on the creative process that features my work, has been enjoying some success. an official selection at the Boulder International Film Festival silver award @ the philadelphia international film festival best documentary (biographical) @…

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I was interviewed by Sound American on the topic of ritual and practice. You can find it here: http://soundamerican.org/brian-mcwhorter-on-the-sports-ritual-rit

Beta Collide - Ed's Coed

The DVD is finally here: Ed’s Coed with original score by Brian McWhorter Ed's Coed – Pledge Rag Scene from beta collide on Vimeo.

Interview for Jens Lindemann's Trumpet Tip Tuesday

QUESTION 1 [THREE ON THE SAME TOPIC] Brian, what would you say are the most valuable assets to have during a performance? And even if you’re in a negative mental space, how do you push yourself out of that and…

Pink Baby Monster does Rimsky-Korsakov.

Lydia Van Dreel - New Millennium Music for Horn

Lydia asked me to produce this record and then asked if I’d contribute a piece. The process behind the recording of my Build was pretty funny. And I really like the recording as a whole. Lydia’s a phenom. From the…

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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/22/sports/22track.html?_r=0

This is a parody of Ligeti’s Mysteries of the Macabre.   Mysteries of the Macabre from bluedot productions on Vimeo.