Randy Grabowski is Professor of Trumpet at the University of Northern Iowa School of Music where he endeavors to inspire new generations of musicians. A passionate teacher and an active, versatile performer, Dr. Grabowski has enjoyed teaching a wide variety of talented students and performing in a plethora of musical performance situations. His love of performing has taken him to venues throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and South America as an orchestral, chamber, and commercial musician. A graduate of the University of Nevada-Reno and Indiana University, he has played at numerous music festivals and is a veteran of the show orchestras of Reno and Lake Tahoe. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, reading, walking, and cooking.