Gary Dilworth is currently Professor of Trumpet Studies at CSUS. He holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music where he studied trumpet with Eugene Blee and Marie Speziale, and conducting with the late maestro Thomas Schippers.
Mr. Dilworth has performed with the Sacramento Symphony, Sacramento Chamber Music Society, School-Room Symphony Productions, Sacramento Philharmonic, the Cincinnati Symphony, Pops, Opera, and Ballet Orchestras, Dayton Philharmonic, Owensboro Symphony, and the International Trumpet Guild's Festival of Trumpets. He has recorded on the Tel Arc label with the Cincinnati Symphony orchestra and Eric Kunzel.
Professor Dilworth was the 1991-92 recipient of the Fulbright Visiting Artist Award to Taiwan. During his two residencies with the Taipei City Symphony Orchestra, he presented numerous lecture recitals and masterclasses throughout Taiwan and made two guest conducting appearances in the prestigious National concert Hall at the Chang Kai-Shek memorial Park.
Conscience and the Constitution, a PBS Documentary with trumpet solos by Mr. Dilworth, received the Peoples Choice Award at the 2000 15th Los Angeles Pacific Film and Video Festival. Mr. Dilworth performed the American premier of the Theme and Variations for Trumpet and orchestra by Armenian composer Alexander Artunian, and was a featured soloist at the Festival of the Musica de Organo, Festival de la Ribagorza, and Segoia International music Festival in Spain.
In addition to his performance activities, Professor Dilworth presents masterclasses throughout the United States and has adjudicated for the Chemberry Conservatory, Grenoble Conservatory, and the Superior Conservatory.