John Rommel was principal trumpet of the Louisville Orchestra (1988-1996) and has performed throughout the United States, France, and Germany. His numerous solo performances include recent performances of the Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 and David Gillingham’s When Speaks the Signal Trumpet Tone.
He has recorded more than 30 compositions with the Louisville Orchestra by many of the leading composers of the twentieth century. His chamber music experience includes performances with Summit Brass, Saint Louis Brass Quintet, and the Nashville Contemporary Brass Quintet (1980-1988).
Mr. Rommel has extensive commercial recording experience in Indianapolis and in Nashville, Tennessee. He was a clinician for the Vincent Bach Corporation, a division of the Selmer Company, and was a student of William Adam, Louis Davidson, and Leon Rapier. He undertook additional studies with Vincent Cichowicz and William Scarlett, and is well known as one of the trumpet professors at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
“My 2012 USA Outlaw is simply the best trumpet case I’ve ever owned. It provides incredible protection for my trumpet. The innovative design and superior craftsmanship easily make it the best trumpet case on the market!” — John Rommel.
John Rommel enjoys the lightweight 2012 USA OUTLAW.