Mike Kaupa (trumpet) has performed throughout the U.S., Europe, and Japan. From 2001 through 2005 he was been a member of the faculty at the annual Seminario de Jazz, in Barcelona, Spain. On Saturday December 2nd, 2007, Mike performed at the Palau de la Musica in Barcelona. Later that month he was a soloist with the SUNY Fredonia Jazz Ensemble. He recently performed at the ‘Remembering Marian McPartland' concert at the 92nd St Y in NYC. He was an interim professor of jazz trumpet at the Eastman School for the 1999/2000 school year. Among others, he has performed with Jorge Rossy, Ben Monder, Mark Murphy, Gary Bartz, Luciana Souza, Joe Locke, Mel Torme, and Ray Charles.