Monthly Archives: June 2014

Taps – Grandfather Foresee

Katie Prior, founder of the Youth Trumpet & Taps Corps, plays Taps in honor of her great-grandfather, Wilford Foresee, on Memorial Day 2014.

11-11-2014 Veterans’ Day Opportunities

Veterans’ Day is a great day to volunteer to play Taps at a local ceremony! 

Veterans’ Day is Tuesday, November 11th, 2014.

We encourage you to contact local funeral homes, cemeteries, and VFWs and volunteer to play Taps during their ceremonies. We will be posting any opportunities that we find out about. If you are scheduled to play at a ceremony, let us know!

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Calling all high school and college trumpet players!

The Youth Trumpet & Taps Corps will offer a two-day training clinic for new volunteers on September 26th and 27th, 2014 at Sunny Lane Cemetery in Del City, Oklahoma. Volunteers will be trained to play Taps at veterans’ funerals, will learn patriotic music to play at veterans’ events, and will learn about other opportunities for volunteering as a member of YTTC.

Volunteer requirements:

-Must be age 14-23

-Must play trumpet, bugle, flugelhorn, or bagpipes

-Must be enrolled in a formal band program or  taking private lessons

-Must have Taps memorized and signed-off on by their band director or private instructor

-Must turn in registration form by September 15, 2014

If you would like to register for our Taps clinic, September 26th & 27th, 2014, fill out the form below.

For more information on our program, visit our FAQ page.