FG Brass


Elisabeth Fessler earned degrees in Trumpet Performance while studying with Professor Wolfgang
Guggenberger, and Baroque Trumpet with Professor Patrick Henrichs. Ms. Fessler also holds
degrees in Music Education and Jazz Performance. She performed with the Stuttgarter
Philharmoniker in the 2012/13 season, and with the Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen
in the 2013/14 season. As of September 2014, Ms. Fessler has been a member of the Harmonic
Brass Quintet. As trumpeter and arranger, she tours the world, giving more than 120 concerts a
year. She has released several recordings with the ensemble, including some which feature her own
compositions. As a guest lecturer, Ms. Fessler has given masterclasses at several universities in the
US, UK, South Africa and Germany. As of 2018, she is Lecturer of Trumpet at the Staatliche
Hochschule für Musik Trossingen.