Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's of Music Education and Trumpet Performance Master's of Arts in Music with an emphasis on Jazz Studies

Mr. Dustin Shrum


Dustin Shrum is a versatile trumpet player in the St. Louis and Kansas City area. Dustin is currently the Director of Bands at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School in the St. Louis Public Schools District. He is also the Adjunct Professor of Trumpet/Jazz Studies at Jefferson College in Hillsboro, MO. 

Dustin holds Bachelor's degrees in Music Education and Trumpet Performance from the University of Missouri - St. Louis, and a Master of Arts in Music from the University of Missouri - Kansas City.  

Dustin is comfortable performing in multiple environments including Big Band Lead Trumpet/Trumpet Section, Brass Quintet, Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, Jazz Combo, and Pit Orchestra. 

He has performed with notable musicians such as Joey DeFrancesco, Byron Stripling, Marilyn Maye, The Temptations, and Terrell Stafford. 

Dustin has performed with various St. Louis groups such as the Funky Butt Brass Band, the Lustrelights, the Jazz St. Louis Big Band, the Jim Widner Big Band, Master Blaster featuring Steve Ewing, and El Monstero. 

His mentors include: Roger Ingram, Joshua MacCluer, Stan Kessler, Allen Beeson, Dan Thomas, Lisa Blackmore, and Mark Hyams.