A volunteer organization playing concert band music for recreation and community service in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Member Bio

Art FuerteMember Since: 2010

Section: Trombone
Conductor: 2010-2012
Instruments: Conductor - Bass Trombone - Contra - BassTrombone - Tuba - Euphonium
Profession: Musician - Music Teacher

ARTURO FUERTE is a native Californian and is currently a member of The Brass Company brass quintet. Art was in the orchestra for the national tour of the Broadway show "The Music Man”. Art has been the principal Bass Trombonist for the Owensboro Symphony and has performed regularly with the San Diego Symphony, the Blossom Festival Band, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and was a guest performer with the orchestras of Fort Wayne, Wheeling, Reading, West Virginia Symphony, and the Grand Teton Music Festival. Prior to moving to Jackson, Wyoming, Art served as an Instructor of Brass at Vincennes University where he taught applied music and conducted the Brass Ensemble. Over the last few years he has been a freelance bass-trombonist in the Los Angeles area.

As a student of Robert Sanders, Art was awarded a Bachelor of Music Degree from California State University in Fullerton. In 1997, he was awarded the Los Angeles Philharmonic Fellowship for Excellence in Diversity. Later that year, he served as Bass Trombonist with the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra. Upon leaving Los Angeles, Art continued his studies at the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Music, earning a Master of Music Degree while studying with Cleveland Orchestra member, Thomas Klaber. Art is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, the nation's oldest and largest music fraternity.

Concerts Conducted


Music in the Hole
07/04/12 - 4:05pm
Jackson, WY at Music in the Hole

Independence day Parade
07/04/12 - 10:30am
Jackson, WY at Jackson Parade Route

07/01/12 - 12:00pm Grand Teton National Park, WY at Jackson Lake Lodge

05/26/12 - 10:00am Jackson, WY at Jackson Parade Route

05/19/12 - 9:00am Jackson, WY at Jackson Town Square

04/28/12 - 7:30pm Jackson, WY at Center for the Arts Center Theater

02/07/12 - 6:30pm Jackson, WY at Jackson Hole High School

Happy Holidays!
12/11/11 - 4:00pm
Teton Village, WY at Walk Festival Hall

11/25/11 - 5:00am Jackson, WY at Jackson Town Square

10/30/11 - 4:00pm Teton Village, WY at Walk Festival Hall

Oktoberfest Polka Band
10/03/11 - 6:30pm
Jackson, WY at Senior Center of Jackson Hole

September 11 Memorial
09/11/11 - 9:45am
Jackson, WY at Teton County Recreation Center

09/10/11 - 9:00am Jackson, WY at Jackson Town Square

Wyoming National Guard
07/14/11 - 7:00pm
Jackson, WY at Center for the Arts Center Theater

Music in the Hole
07/04/11 - 3:00pm
Jackson, WY at Music in the Hole

Independence Day Parade
07/04/11 - 10:30am
Jackson, WY at Jackson Parade Route

07/02/11 - 11:00am Grand Teton National Park, WY at Jackson Lake Lodge

05/28/11 - 10:00am Jackson, WY at Jackson Parade Route

05/21/11 - 9:00am Jackson, WY at Jackson Town Square

Songs of Grace & Songs of Glory
03/13/11 - 4:00pm
Teton Village, WY at Walk Festival Hall

Collaborative Concert
12/14/10 - 7:00pm
Jackson, WY at Center for the Arts Center Theater

Collaborative Concert
12/12/10 - 3:00pm
Jackson, WY at Center for the Arts Center Theater

11/26/10 - 5:00pm Jackson, WY at Jackson Town Square

National Christmas Tree Ceremony
11/06/10 - 5:00pm
Jackson, WY at Jackson Town Square

Halloween!
10/30/10 - 4:00pm
Teton Village, WY at Walk Festival Hall

10/22/10 - 6:30pm Jackson, WY at Senior Center of Jackson Hole

09/11/10 - 9:00am Jackson, WY at Jackson Town Square

Senior Center of Jackson Hole
12/05/09 - 1:00pm
Jackson, WY at Senior Center of Jackson Hole