Luke Harju is currently in the first year of his masters program at the University of North Texas pursuing a second degree in trumpet performance. Luke performs in several groups through the University of North Texas as well as outside of school. Luke is a member of UNT’s concert orchestra, symphonic band, Center Brass Quintet, as well as performing with one of the top trumpet ensembles. Previously, he attended University of Oregon for his bachelors degree in trumpet performance studying under Sarah Viens and Brian McWhorter. Through music, Luke has had the opportunity to travel and perform throughout the country as well as the world in places including Switzerland, France, Italy and Canada as well as Chicago, Seattle, Portland, Fort Collins, Los Angeles, and Reno. He has also had the great opportunities to perform with groups like the Eugene Symphony Orchestra, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Portland Summer Opera, John G Shedd institute, and many more.