Troy Sargent is a freelance trumpet player and music educator located in Orange Country, California. He is a popular choice for Weddings, Musicals, Church Services, Concert Performances, and Special Events.
As an educator, Troy has had the opportunity to serve as a Brass Caption-Head, Trumpet Section Instructor, and Guest Artist at various high schools in the Greater Los Angeles Area including Fountain Valley High School, Edison High School, Eleanore Roosevelt High School, Marina High School, Portola High School, and Troy High School. In addition, he is currently on the faculty of the Huntington Beach School of Music as the Trumpet Instructor. Troy especially enjoys teaching students at the High School level and has helped his students nurture a lifelong passion for music.
As a performer, Troy has served as a member of the Disneyland Band and the Synesthesia Sinfonietta. In addition, he has appeared in various venues as a freelancer including: the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Segerstrom Concert Hall, L’église de la Madeleine, the Chateau de Chantilly, Bovard Auditorium, the Clayes Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, Meng Concert Hall, the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Ramo Recital Hall, the Reno Jazz Festival, the Newport Jazz Festival, and at the Disneyland Resort as well as many theaters, churches, and schools.
Troy completed his Masters in Trumpet Performance at the University of Southern California under the instruction of Thomas Hooten and Jennifer Marotta. Prior to this, he completed a Bachelors in Trumpet Performance from California State University, Fullerton where he studied with Barry Perkins and Malcolm McNab. In addition, Troy has studied extensively with Rudy Arevalos.
When not playing trumpet Troy enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, solving puzzles, hiking, and writing autobiographical information in the third person.