Fun Facts

Fun Facts


Broadway Shows: 4,000
Ballets: 3,800
Mostly Mozart Concerts: 780
New York Pops Concerts: 225
NY Chamber Symphony Concerts: 360
Opera Performances: 300
2nd Brandenburgs: over 100
Live from Lincoln Center TV Shows: 24
All Star Orchestra TV Shows: 16
Major Motion Pictures: 30

Orchestral Experience

All-Star Orchestra – 2012-present
New York City Ballet Orchestra – 1999- co-principal
NY Chamber Symphony;1982- 2002 Principal
Mostly Mozart Festival;1984 – Principal
New York Pops;1983 – Principal
American Composers Orchestra;1985- 2011
Canadian Opera Company;1989-91 Principal
Music Today Ensemble;1982-93 Principal
Little Orchestra Society;1988-89 Principal
NY Choral Society;1983-93 Principal
Paul Taylor Dance Company;1987-1993 Principal
Martha Graham Dance Company;1982-90 Principal
Manhattan Philharmonic;1986- 1992 Principal
Opera Orchestra of New York;1988-1989 – Principal
Brooklyn Philharmonic;1981-99
Extra trumpet with Metropolitan Opera;1980-90
Extra trumpet with NY City Opera;1980-2014
Extra trumpet with American Symphony;1984-
Touring with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra

Chamber Music

Performances with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Member of the ‘Chamber Music at the Y’ with Jamie Laredo
Member of the NY Trumpet Ensemble;1979-1984
Member of St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble;1983
Performances with Canadian Brass
Brass quintet concerts in NYC Schools with Lincoln Center Institute


Concerti performances with New York Chamber Symphony, Mostly Mozart Festival, Seattle Symphony, Amarillo Symphony (Texas), Music Today Ensemble, New York Chamber Soloists, New York Chamber Orchestra, Virginia Symphony, Stockhausen recital, Zwilich Trumpet Concerto NY Premiere, Kennedy Center Debut – Leopold Mozart Concerto.

Commercial Experience

Peter Frampton – Lead trumpet & keyboards;1979
Louis Bellson Big Band – Split lead;1980 European tour
New American Orchestra – Jack Elliot;1982-1984
Tom Pierson Big Band;1984-1987

Broadway Shows

Into the Woods, Teddy & Alice, Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, On Your Toes, Nine, The Rink, South Pacific, Brigadoon, Sally, Secret Garden, Blood Brothers, Cyrano, Beauty and the Beast, A Catered Affair


“The Sound of Trumpets”-Gerard Schwarz & the NY trumpet Ensemble
“The Art of the Trumpet”-NY Trumpet Ensemble
“Venetian Brass Music”- NY Trumpet Ensemble
Concerto for Brass Quintet & Orchestra-Lukas Foss
“Live at Carnegie Hall”-Skitch Henderson & the NY Pops
Let the Bright Seraphim-Arlene Auger & Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
“London Scene”-Louis Bellson Big Band
Bach’s Tops – Philharmonia Virtuosi
“Stratas sings Weill”- Teresa Stratas & The Y Chamber Symphony
The Music of Aaron Copland (includes Quiet City) – NY Chamber Symphony/Gerard Schwarz
Arrangement of Passacaglia & Fugue in c minor by Canadian Brass
Christmas in the Country – Skitch Henderson & the NY Pops
From Berlin to Bernstein – Skitch Henderson & the NY Pops
The Music of George Perle – The Music Today Ensemble * Grammy nominated
Magical Melodies from Great Musicals – The New York Pops
Stephen Albert “Flower of the Mountain – The New York Chamber Symphony
Richard Strauss – Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme – The New York Chamber Symphony
David Diamond – Concerto for Small Orchestra – The New York Chamber Symphony
Our Living Composers – NY Philomusica (Ezra Laderman)
The Secret Garden – Original Broadway Cast Album
Peter Schikele – Gerald McBoing Boing
Canadian Brass – From Monteverdi to Mozart
The Who’s Tommy – Cast Album
Beauty and the Beast – Original Broadway Cast Album
Rob Mathes – Heart of Hearts
Roger Session Symphony #6 – American Composers Orchestra
Aaron J. Kernis – Symphony in Waves – The New York Chamber Symphony
Canadian Brass – Swingtime
Sondheim – With So Little to Be Sure Of

Recordings Continued

Fairy Tale – Irwin Bazelon
Schubert Symphonies 3, 4 & 9 – the New York Chamber Symphony
George Gershwin – EOS Ensemble * Rosetta Award with solo mention for Concerto in F\
Jane Eyre – Original Cast Recording
Gavin Bryars/Tom Waits – Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me
Maureen McGovern with the New York Pops

Movies and TV

Age of Innocence
Beauty and the Beast
Billy Bathgate
Bringing Out the Dead
Chip and Dale Rescue Rangers (all episodes)
Cradle Will Rock
Doc Hollywood
Felicity: An American Girl Adventure
Fire with Fire
In and Out
Into the Woods – PBS Broadway Original Production
It Takes Two
Live from Lincoln Center – Stoelzel Trumpet Concerto
Live from Lincoln Center – Let the Bright Serafim – Renee Fleming
Marvin’s Room
Miller’s Crossing
Mixed Nuts
The Reaping
Roving Mars
This Boy’s Life
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