Roger Grupp


Roger first performed with the Roseville Big Band at Salo Park, June 26, 2014.

Roger has played with many contemporary and classical groups, including the University of Minnesota’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble directed by Frank Bencriscutto and Craig Kirchoff. He is a longtime featured soloist with Minnesota Brass and has been lead trumpeter with local rhythm & blues bands, including The Good The Bad and The Funky. He also plays with the River City Jazz Orchestra, and co-conducts Minne-Brass and the Capital City Wind Ensemble. His brass teachers have been Jim tenBensel, Lynn Deichert, and David Baldwin. 

Roger's leadership in several of the organizations mentioned above led to his induction into the Bugler's Hall of Fame.

This page was last updated
Friday, February 07, 2020.

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