The Hopgood/Lord Summer Music Series – Jeremy Turgeon
The Hopgood/Lord Summer Music Series is an event celebrating the memory and life of Frank Lord, thanks to the generosity of his wife, Suzanne Hopgood.
Thirty year old trumpeter and vocalist, Jeremy Turgeon, was born and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts into a family of music lovers. First picking up the trumpet at age 11, Jeremy took to the horn. Upon entering high school, Jeremy was immediately placed into the concert ensembles. Directed by Music Educator Grammy Nominee, Gary Bernice, he would become the programs first Drum Major as a Sophomore and the Band’s President as a Senior. Jeremy successfully auditioned for the MMEA Western District Orchestra and sat Principle and Second chair. He would also go on to sit in with the United States Navy Band as well as first chair in the MA Lions All State Concert and Jazz Bands, UMASS Honor Band and CMG Jazz Ensembles. Jeremy graduated from high school with the highest musical honors given to date. After High School, Jeremy entered the prestigious Berklee College of Music. There he studied with professors Scott DeOgburn, Charlie Lewis, and Christine Fawson.
Rain date – June 29th
The Park Scoop will be at the concert selling delicious ice cream from a treasured local business, Capital Ice Cream.