Kenny Capshaw, Trumpet
(Kenny in the middle with his family)
# OF YEARS PLAYING WITH EPSO:
I am so proud and honored to have been playing with the El Paso Symphony Orchestra for 50 years!
EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE OF EPSO:
I am currently the director of Jazz Ensembles and Brass Methods Professor at UTEP. I am a retired band director with the El Paso Independent School District and former adjunct instructor at NMSU.
OTHER ARTS GROUPS YOU PERFORM WITH:
I have performed with the New Mexico, Las Cruces, Roswell, and Juarez Symphony Orchestras. Former member of El Paso Brass, Quintessential Brass and UTEP Faculty Brass Quintet. I have been a guest soloist with many groups throughout the southwest.
I love playing bad golf, riding my bike, and am an avid sports fan. My favorite thing to do is visit with my grandkids.
PEOPLE WOULD BE SURPRISED TO KNOW THAT:
I have played under six different conductors and many guest conductors with the El Paso Symphony over the years.
Matthew Vera, Concertmaster
Stephanie Meyers, Associate Concertmaster
Brigid McCarthy, Assistant Concertmaster
Amalia Zeitlin, Principal
Robert Jurado, Assistant Principal
Lora Stone-Ortega, Principal
Susan Hernandez, Assistant Principal
James Carney, Principal
Jorge Espinoza, Assistant Principal
Erin Eyles Espinoza
Ian Narlock, Principal
Robert Taylor, Assistant Principal
Joy Zalkind, Principal
Sara Renner, Principal
Jim Logan, Principal
Cara Luffey, Principal
Richard Lambrecht, Principal
John Groves, Assistant Principal
Nancy Taylor, Principal
Sander Schiller, Principal
Clinton J. Sims, Principal
Anna Hamrick, Principal
Dena Kay Jones, Principal
Larry White, Principal
Leandro Valenzuela, Principal
Deborah Eichholz Lain