Dr. McNamara is the Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Illinois State University in Normal, IL. For more information about the School of Music and other opportunities at the university, please visit the website: Illinois State University School of Music
Previous students of Dr. McNamara have performed in the Orchestra of the Americas, KMEA Intercollegiate Band both as principal and section players and performed during the semi-finals of the undergraduate solo division in the National Trumpet Competition. In 2020, 2021 and 2022 members of the I.S.U. Trumpet Ensemble advanced to the semi-finals of the National Trumpet Competition.