Clark Hunt

Clark Hunt

Clark Hunt received his Masters in Trumpet Performance/Jazz Studies at Georgia State University, where he was the recipient of the Lead Trumpet Graduate Assistantship. Prior to his graduate studies, Hunt received a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Jacksonville State University. He currently teaches at Reinhardt University as the Adjunct Trumpet Instructor.

Hunt was a marching member and soloist for Spirit of Atlanta from 2001 to 2005. In 2006, he was selected as a member of the inaugural cast of INergy in Indianapolis, where he served as a featured trumpet soloist. He was also a soloist for the Atlanta CorpsVets in 2009 and 2010 and was on staff as the Trumpet Instructor from 2011-2014.  In addition to working with Atlanta CorpsVets, Hunt was the High Brass Coordinator at Spirit of Atlanta from 2011 through 2013 and currently serves as the Co-Brass Caption Supervisor. Hunt has also served as a Brass Instructor with The Cavaliers since 2014.

Outside of his teaching activities, Hunt remains active as a freelance trumpeter in and around the Atlanta area. Professionally, he has performed with jazz greats, Joe Lovano, Wycliffe Gordon, Carl Fischer, Dave Douglas, Steve Houghton, Terrell Stafford, Paquito D’Rivera, Jerry Weldon, Eddie Daniels, and Vince Gardner.  Hunt is the band leader for the Drive-By Big Band Atlanta and a founder/coordinator of The Beltline Brass Quintet.  Hunt tours frequently with Blair Crimmins and the Hookers, a 1920’s Dixieland ragtime jazz group out of Atlanta.  He is also the Eb Soprano cornet with The Georgia Brass Band. He has also performed with many groups around the area such as: Salsa great, Orquestra MaCuba, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, the Joe Gransden Big Band, and The Macon Pops Orchestra.

Clark, his lovely wife Annie and baby girl, Dylan Rose reside in Marietta, Ga.