Currently Teaching: Music Academy Boulder, Music Academy
Michael Winkler currently serves as a Teaching Assistant for the University of Colorado Boulder trumpet studio where he is pursuing a Master of Music. Originally from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Winkler received his BA from Luther College where he was awarded the Hemp Family Prize for Orchestral Performance. Winkler has maintained active studios in Wisconsin, Iowa and Colorado over the last 6 years and continues to teach students from all musical backgrounds and levels. Winkler has performed in the semi finals of the National Trumpet competition in both the Undergraduate Solo and Large Ensemble division.
Mr. Winkler has performed in many venues across the country as well as multiple international venues including a performance at the famed Musikverein in Vienna, Austria. Winkler has also been a part of studio recordings for Brazilian national television and radio programs.
Winkler is in debt to his many teachers including Dr. Ryan Gardner, Dr. John T. Cord, Justin Bartels, Jeff Schieble, and Arthur Kiehl.