teacher and trumpet player who graduated from Eastman School of Music in
1963 and went on to earn his Masters at Ball State University.
performed with the Dallas Symphony, Marlboro Festival Orchestra, Milwaukee
University, Rochester Philharmonic and Victoria Symphony in British
Columbia and currently performs with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and Los
Angeles Philharmonic as well as fulfilling principal trumpet duties for the
American Ballet Theater, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, and Royal
appears on a few recordings, including The
Civil War: Its Music and Its
Sounds with Frederick Fennell and the Eastman Wind Ensemble, John Harbison’s The
Flight into Egypt, with the L.A. Philharmonic, Frank Sinatra’s
1979 boxed set, Trilogy, and Phideaux’s 2007 release, Doomsday Afternoon.
July 1987, he helped premiere Jean Hasse’s
“Tower Piece”, along with the L.A. Philharmonic Institute
Players, at the vaunted Hollywood Bowl.
Frederick Lesemann’s “Lux Lituorum” was dedicated to Boyde
and the USC Trumpet Ensemble, which he directs.
March 1992, he appeared with the L.A. Philharmonic Ensemble as part of the
South Bay Chamber Music Society, Inc.’s series of concerts, in a
program that boasted Igor Stravinsky’s “L’Histoire
du Soldat” as its centerpiece.
performed at the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland in 2003.
Boyde is now
a senior lecturer at the USC School of Music.