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    Hood, Boyde W.

    Beloved teacher and trumpet player who graduated from Eastman School of Music in 1963 and went on to earn his Masters at Ball State University. 


    He has 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 Ballet. 


    He also 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. 


    On 3rd 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’sLux Lituorum” was dedicated to Boyde and the USC Trumpet Ensemble, which he directs. 


    On 6th 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. 


    He also performed at the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland in 2003. 


    Boyde is now a senior lecturer at the USC School of Music.



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