Ray is featured performer, composer, and conductor at the 20th annual music festival held in the historic hill town of Staffolo, Italy.
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Ray is listed in “Trumpet Greats: A Biographical Dictionary,” compiled and edited by David Hickman, Edward Tarr, and Michel Laplace. The reference book contains biographies of important players, teachers, designers, etc. from the Baroque to the present.
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Ray’s original work, SERENITY (for solo horn or horn duo), was premiered by Dr. Steven Gross and Julie Callahan Gross on the opening concert of the 5th National Horn Workshop in Kimberley, South Africa.
Ray presented his paper, “American Women’s Brass Quartets before 1900: ‘Clever, versatile, and fair to look upon’,” at the Second International Historic Brass Symposium in New York City.
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Ray is Solo Trumpet for Cinebrass at Sony Pictures (historic MGM Studios) sound stage.
Ray earns his PhD in Musicology from Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA. Link to Facebook photo album.