Trumpeter from Montreal, Canada, who attended Boston University and graduated with a B.A. and M.A. in music.
In 1966, he made his debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, although he didn’t join the orchestra full-time until 1984. He was dubbed Assistant Principal Trumpet of the Boston Pops and Second Trumpet of the BSO in 1988. Other groups with whom he has worked comprise the Boston Ballet, Boston Musica Viva, the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, and the Opera Company of Boston. He retired from the BSO in 2008.
In the field of musical education, he has taught at Boston University, MIT, and the New England Conservatory.
Recordings on which he has appeared include: America; American Visions; Arthur Fiedler Legacy: Stars and Stripes – An American Concert; Brass Busters!; The Celtic Album; Encore!; Holiday Pops; The Latin Album; Leonard Bernstein’s Mass: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers; My Favorite Things: A Richard Rodgers Celebration; Runnin’ Wild: Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Play Glenn Miller; Red, White & Brass; and, A Splash of Pops.
The Principal Brass of the New York Philharmonic and Boston Symphony Orchestra recordings
Canzon in Double Echo (Giovanni Gabrieli)
Arranger – Arthur Frackenpohl
Here he is with members of the NY Philharmonic and Boston SO accompanying the Canadian Brass…