Interview with Theresa May, Cleveland, Ohio

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Theresa May
Theresa May (Cleveland, Ohio) 

Theresa J. May is a trumpet player and educator based in Cleveland, Ohio. She received her master’s degree in trumpet performance from the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and her Bachelor of Music from the University of Dayton. Theresa has taught music at Cuyahoga Community College and John Carroll University, as well as privately at Academy Music and Olmsted Falls schools. May has performed regularly with Gabriel’s Horns, Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Mourning [A] BLKstar, and the Cleveland Brassworks. She has performed in the Colour of Music Festival, a festival for Black classical musicians, as well as with Kyle Kidd & Company. Other performance experience includes Cleveland Opera Theater Orchestra and DIVA Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Sherrie Maricle, in a production of Maurice Hines’ Tappin’ Thru Life at the Cleveland Playhouse. She has also been featured as a guest artist in the Alumni Recital Series at the University of Dayton. 

Interviewed by Tamar Sella, 10/22/2020.
Tamar Sella
Music; United States; Covid-19 Pandemic
Cleveland, Ohio
Musicians in America during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Society for Ethnomusicology

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