John Marchiando, Trumpet
Praised as “one of the finest trumpeters of his generation,” John Marchiando currently serves as Associate Professor at the University of New Mexico. Additionally, he performs as Principal Trumpet with the New Mexico Philharmonic, and is a member of the Summit Brass, Enchantment Brass, Tromba Mundi, Fountain City Brass Band, and MarchianDUO.
John appeared as Principal Trumpet with the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra from 2006 until it dissolved in 2011, and has also held positions with the Phoenix Symphony and Arizona Opera. He has performed as Guest Principal Trumpet with the New American Sinfonietta, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, and Santa Fe Symphony, and has appeared with many other notable ensembles such as The Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe Chamber Music, Chatter, Santa Fe New Music, and the Figueroa Music and Arts Project.
A committed music educator, John has taught master classes and clinics worldwide, including at renowned institutions such as the National Trumpet Competition, International Trumpet Guild Conference, Thailand Brass and Percussion Conference, and the Rafael Méndez Brass Institute. He has served as adjudicator for the National Trumpet Competition, International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition, International Women’s Brass Conference Solo Competition, and for state competitions and festivals in New Mexico and Arizona. John also appears regularly as a clinician at high schools across the southwest, and is a S.E. Shires/Eastman Music featured clinician. Previously, he held positions on the faculties of the University of Toledo and Arizona State University.