Brian Chin is the Principal Trumpet of the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra and performs frequently with many local orchestras including the Seattle Symphony and the Pacific Northwest Ballet. Chin studied music in the New York and New Jersey areas under the tutelage of Peter Bond and James Pandolfi of the New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. He has a Masters Degree in Orchestral Trumpet from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, where he graduated with Highest Honors in addition to a earning a double Bachelors Degree in Performance and in Education. Former faculty positions include professor of trumpet at The Westminster Conservatory in Princeton, NJ and The Pingry School, NJ. In addition to being an active orchestral trumpet player, Mr. Chin was recently conductor-in-residence with the Rutgers Alumni Wind Symphony, was a founding member of the New Jersey Chamber Brass, and is a sought-after teacher and clinician in the Puget Sound Area.
For more information about Brian Chin, please visit: http://www.chinmusik.com/.
Josh D. Reed