Trumpet Soloist & Bugler

Lew Custode Bugler

As an accomplished musician, Lew Custode has had the opportunity to provide both majestic and solemn trumpet music for special events and services across the Niagara Frontier.

Before numerous New York State and foreign government dignitaries, his brilliant tone was used to sound the National Anthems of France, England, Canada and the United States of America during the 2006 Grand Opening of the Visitor Center at Fort Niagara. Additionally, he has performed solo trumpet before local and state officials such as George Pataki, New York State Governor, Bernadette Castro, Commissioner NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, & Historic Preservation, George Maziarz, New York State Senator, Francine DelMonte, Assemblywoman, Joel Giambra, Erie County Executive, Neil Riordan, Mayor of Youngstown, Richard Soluri, Mayor of Lewiston, Vincent Anello, Mayor of Niagara Falls and numerous other community leaders.

The trumpet has been used throughout the decades to herald the arrival of leaders, as well as, honor their memories during memorial services. In addition to performing at the funerals of fallen local community leaders and military veterans, Lew Custode had the distinct privilege and high honor of playing TAPS at the Erie County 2004 Memorial Celebration of President Ronald Reagan.

Other public events that have utilized the soloist trumpet talents of Lew Custode include Flag Day Celebrations, Memorial and Veterans Day Services, Sporting Events, and Dedications.

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– Majestic Trumpet Music –
(National Anthems, Bugle Calls, Processionals and Recessionals)
Sporting Events I Flag Day Ceremonies I Weddings I Dedications
Church Services and Religious Functions

– Solemn Trumpet Music –
(Taps, Hymns and Dedications)
Funerals I Memorials I Memorial and Veterans Day Services
Church Services and Religious Functions

To book Lew Custode as a trumpet soloist/bugler:

(716) 405-7213  ~  (716) 228-2497  ~

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