Louis Hanzlik is an internationally recognized, GRAMMY Award-winning trumpeter, chamber musician, and educator. A member of the renowned Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and former member of the American Brass Quintet, Hanzlik has performed throughout Asia, Australia, North America, South America, and Europe.

Dr. Hanzlik is Professor of Trumpet at the University of Connecticut and will begin his term as Department Head of Music in August 2024. For a decade, Hanzlik served as a member of The Juilliard School and Aspen Music Festival & School faculties.

A member of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra for nearly two decades, Hanzlik also serves as the orchestra’s Artistic Director of Programming.

Originally from Iowa, Hanzlik is a graduate of the University of Iowa (B.M.), The Juilliard School (M.M.) and Teachers College, Columbia University (Ed.D.). He resides in Storrs, CT with his wife, Amanda, and two children, Ethan and Grace.