Thomas Reiner

Thomas Reiner was born in Ludwigsburg in 1969. At the age of 12 he heard the French virtuoso Maurice André perform and resolved then and there to learn to play the trumpet. Two of his most influential teachers at the Universities of Music in Würzburg, Leipzig, and Weimar were professors Helmut Erb and Uwe Komischke. Thomas
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Stuart Stephenson

Principal Trumpet, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Stuart Stephenson joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as Principal Trumpet at the beginning of the 2013-14 season. He has also been a guest musician with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra and the Kansas City Symphony. Stuart is on faculty at the Aspen Music Festival and School,
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Jack Sutte

Trumpeter Jack Sutte joined The Cleveland Orchestra as second trumpet in 1999. Prior to his Cleveland appointment, he was the principal trumpet in the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra in Norway. He made his international solo debut in Argentina in 1995 and has performed as a soloist with The Cleveland Orchestra, Symphony in C, New World Symphony,
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Osamu Takahashi

Principal Trumpet, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Born in Toyama, Japan, Osamu Takahashi graduated from Senzoku Gakuen College of Music. Mr. Takahashi studied trumpet performance with Naohiro Tsuken, Yukihiro Sekiyama and Sachio Hotokezaka. He won the first prize from both at 65th annual the Music Competition Japan and 13th annual Japan Wind and Percussion competition. Mr. Takahashi earned
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Diego Urcola

International Recording Artist Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, three‑time Grammy nominee Diego Urcola has been a member of the Paquito D’Rivera Quintet since 1991.  Additionally, the oft‑in‑demand trumpeter performs regularly with the legendary saxophonist Jimmy Heath, the Caribbean Jazz Project and the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All‑Star Big Band. Urcola’s musical studies began at the age
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