Anthony Plog (*1947)
Anthony Plog was born on November 13th, 1947 in Glendale, California. He received his music degree from UCLA (University of California Los Angeles). Trumpet studies were first with his father Clifton Plog and later with Irving Bush, Thomas Stevens and James Stamp. He has a successful international career as a soloist and has made many recordings.
His compositional activities have grown substantially in recent years, and his works are played frequently throughout the world. In 1990 a CD was released which was dedicated to his works for brass («Anthony Plog - Colors for Brass» with the Summit Brass and the St. Louis Brass Quintet - Summit Records DCD 116).
Since September 1993 Anthony Plog is Professor of Music at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg i. Br. (Germany).
His works are characterized by their originality and their rare expressive dimension.