....a little about Lexie.
Vibrant and formidable, Indy-Based trumpeter Lexie Signor is making her mark on the musical world as the Lead Trumpeter for the NYChillharmonic and, as the Trumpet Professor at Indiana State University. After her recent successes with Adele, Keith Urban, and numerous performances with artists like the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Little Feat, Wayne Wallace and the Orquestra de Sinfonietta, , she's taking the stage as a pop, lead, jazz, and classical performer. She holds two Master's Degrees and a Doctorate (ABD) in performance from the IU Jacobs School of Music. Lexie is a Marcinkiewicz Co. performing and recording artist.
Lexie Signor hails from Mackinaw City, Michigan. Ms. Signor holds a bachelor's degree in Music Education from Northern Michigan University and two Master's degrees from the University of Missouri in Trumpet Performance and Jazz Performance and Pedagogy, respectively. Over the course of the past two decades, Ms. Signor has dedicated herself to the complete mastery of her musical craft by studying at the Interlochen Arts academy and is currently finishing her doctoral work (ABD) at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music. In addition to working as the director of admissions of the Deluca Music Academy in Hatboro, PA she is also an active freelancer in Philly, New Jersey, and New York as well as on the national level, touring with shows like the Midtown Men, and others.
Ms. Signor works with bands across the country such as The Bobby Attiko Band (NYC), The Bachelor Boys (Philly), The Vibe Tribe (NJ), The Don't Call Me Francis Band (NJ), Legacy (NJ), Brian Kirk and the Jerks (NJ). Other bands she's regularly worked with include Toy Factory (Indianapolis) and the Sean Imboden Large ensemble (Indianapolis); she is often on the road for work with bands such as DIVA, and many corporate ensembles under Hank Lane Artists (NYC), Elan Artists (NYC), and Blonde Entertainment (IND).
She has also worked in several other genres including orchestral trumpet, solo classical trumpet, solo classical voice, solo jazz trumpet and as a composer/arranger for film scores, big bands, marching bands and various studio work. She was recently selected from a group of the most elite classically trained trumpeters in the world to audition for the Principal Trumpet chair of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She has served as assistant principal trumpet of the Gaylord Chamber Orchestra, and Marquette Symphony Orchestra as well as utility trumpet for the Traverse City Wind Symphony.
Ms. Signor has worked with several renowned musicians across all genres including Susan Slaughter (former principal of the SLSO), Bud Herseth (former Principal of the CSO), Wayne Wallace, Michael Spiro, Randy Brecker, Ignacio Berroa, Robin Eubanks, Steve Turre, Mike Stern, Bob Sheppard and Byron Stripling. Lexie Signor is a Marcinkiewicz Co. performing/recording artist and clinician.