Press Features

March 6, 2020
Erie Times-News

Erie Philharmonic Makes History with Vivian Fung’s Trumpet Concerto

Vivian Fung’s Trumpet Concerto is not just a world premiere, it’s very likely the first concerto written by a North American female composer for a female trumpet soloist.

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June 8, 2021
Trumpet Gurus Podcast

Hanging With Mary Elizabeth Bowden

Mary is the featured guest on the Trumpet Gurus podcast, speaking with host and musician Jose Johnson.

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March 18, 2021
Any Given Runaway Podcast

Mary Elizabeth Bowden Interview

Talented trumpet soloist Mary Elizabeth Bowden chats about her musical career.

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July 2, 2021
Can Someone Give me an A? Richmond Symphonicast

Trumpet Queen Mary Elizabeth Bowden

An interview with Trumpet Queen Mary Elizabeth Bowden

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February 10, 2021
Diversify the Stand Podcast

Mary Elizabeth Bowden Interview

We talk with Mary about her recent trumpet concerto commission, how she balances so many ensembles and projects, and advice she has to musicians wanting to create opportunities for themselves.

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August 26, 2020
Naples Daily News

Musicians Find New Opportunities During Covid

Bowden's recording company recommended her newest disc, "Reverie," to Opus-Klassik, the German equivalent of Grammys for classical music. And suddenly Bowden found herself on the list for best soloist, instrumentalist and best new artist.

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June 12, 2021
Chat for Change Podcast

Mary Elizabeth Bowden Interview

International Trumpet Soloist Mary Elizabeth Bowden has created an artistic world for herself that is centered on uplifting women's voices.

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June 26, 2019
Classical MPR

Trumpeter Mary Bowden explores the purity and power of sound

"Picking pieces that really shaped my path when I was very young — that's what this CD was really about." Mary talks about her album 'Reverie' with MPR's Julie Amacher.

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January 6, 2019
Pizzicato

Trumpet Player Mary Elizabeth Bowden with an Attractive, Gorgeous Program

With some amazing arrangements as well as some works by living composers, this CD offers an unusually attractive program, which is ravishingly played by the American trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden and the ladies’ ensemble Kassia.

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March 18, 2019
Penn State News

Kassia Ensemble with Mary Bowden to perform April 10 at Penn State Behrend

As a trumpet soloist, Mary Elizabeth Bowden has been called “an exquisite player whose polished tone is heard in ample supply.” Now, she’s partnered with the Pittsburgh-based Kassia Ensemble to present outstanding new arrangements and compositions for trumpet, strings and harp.

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January 22, 2019
Brass Junkies Podcast

Mary Elizabeth Bowden Interview

Classical Trumpeter and Gold Medal Global Music Award Winner Mary Elizabeth Bowden has been described by Gramophone Magazine as “brilliant” and “radiant in new repertoire for trumpet.” Bowden, a Yamaha Performing Artist, is highly regarded for her artistry and virtuosity as a soloist and has been praised for the clarity, purity, and power of her sound.

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December 1, 2019
Textura

2019 TOP 10s& 20s

Amending slightly the categories used for last year's roundup, textura's 2019 selections are grouped into Jazz, Classical, Ambient/New Age, General, Compilation, and Single/EP/Cassette lists.

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December 1, 2019
Global Music Awards Winners

Top Album of the Year, Global Music Awards

Artist Mary Bowden and an all-female ensemble present works from Debussy, Bach and Mozart as well as less familiar works arranged for trumpet and string ensemble by contemporary composers James Stephenson and Catherine McMichael.

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April 15, 2019
KDFC

Mary Elizabeth Bowden Delivers Familiar Works Via Trumpet

A native of Illinois, trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden has emerged as a dazzling young soloist.

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April 29, 2019
The American Prize

2nd Place in the 2019 American Prize in Instrumental Performance

The American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts, David (Volosin) Katz, founder and chief judge,is honored to announce the winners, runners-up, citation recipients and honorable mentions of The American Prize in Instrumental Performance, 2018-19, in professional, college/university, community and high school divisions.

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May 21, 2018
Mouth Piece Online

Mary Elizabeth Bowden Interview

Mary Elizabeth Bowden most likely needs little introduction. Gold Medal Global Music Award Winner, Yamaha Performing Artist and acclaimed soloist, she has received plaudits from audiences around the globe for her scintillating performances and recordings.

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July 1, 2015
Gramphone Magazine

Radiance Album

Mary Elizabeth Bowden: Radiant in new repertoire for trumpet and varied accompaniments on her new disc.

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May 26, 2015
Classical MPR

The Radiant Sounds of the Trumpet

Mary discusses her debut album, 'Radiance' for MPR's "New Classical Tracks"

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February 20, 2015
Richmond Magazine

Radiance Album Feature

There’s something about Mary Elizabeth Bowden and her ability on the trumpet – a fluid sense of light and dark, of grace and power

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