Gentry Stoltzfus is a performer, music educator, and music historian residing in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Millersville University with a bachelor’s degree in music education. During his collegiate years Gentry performed at various venues and also competed in brass quintet competitions with his brass quintet, Duke Street Brass. He has worked with some distinguished musicians such as Wynton Marsalis, Achilles Liarmakopoulos (Canadian Brass), Kurt Dupuis (President’s Own Marine Band), Wayne J. Du Maine (Manhattan Brass), and Larry Williams (Hornist, Peabody Institute). Since graduating Gentry has pursued research and education in historically informed performance for various portions of the brass family. His current early instrument collection includes the following replicas: a cornetto/zink, two natural Eb trumpets, and two “Baroque” trumpets.