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Introducing Deb Wagner!
With her incredible range of skills and unwavering dedication to her craft, Deb has been captivating and inspiring audiences worldwide. Hailing from the vibrant state of New Jersey, she honed her musical talents at the prestigious University of the Arts, where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet.
Deb's journey led her to the dazzling city of Los Angeles, where she embarked on a remarkable career. She enchanted crowds at renowned venues such as Disneyland, the Queen Mary, Universal Studios Hollywood, and even Universal Studios Japan. Not stopping there, Deb formed the illustrious Belle Air Brass, an award-winning group that embarked on unforgettable tours in Taiwan and Japan. Their repertoire includes captivating performances of the Holiday Show, The Great American Songbook, Patriotic Music, and Children's Concerts.
Ms. Wagner was handpicked to conduct the prestigious Moonlight Orchestra, which graced the stage at the esteemed Oscar Governors Ball. Deb also established her own record label, Wag Records, which garnered a Grammy nomination. She has also made her mark as an Executive Music Producer and a Music Contractor. Deb's on-camera presence has earned her a coveted membership in the esteemed Screen Actors Guild, solidifying her status in the entertainment industry. Ms. Wagner is currently a member of The Los Angeles Jazz Orchestra, who performed at the NAMM Show, Los Angeles County Museum of Arts Jazz Series, and the Rochester Jazz Festival. 14
Even amidst the challenges of the COVID pandemic, Deb seized the opportunity to further her education and earned a Master of Arts Degree from the University of Redlands. Beyond her own accomplishments, Deb takes immense pride in her daughter Ella, who is currently attending the prestigious American Musical & Dramatic Academy in the iconic city of New York. With dreams of gracing the Broadway stage, Ella follows in her mother's footsteps, embodying the same passion and talent that runs in their family.