On October 22, the Cascade Symphony will feature David Gordon on the trumpet playing the Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E flat major. About David:
David Gordon, whose playing has been described as “spectacular” by The Chicago Tribune, is currently Principal Trumpet of the Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera and Chicago’s Grant Park Symphony Orchestra.
He has performed with the Boston Symphony, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the Moscow Chamber Orchestra and the Savannah Symphony Orchestra and has served as Principal Trumpet in Charleston, Saint Louis, London and for the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France, Jupiter Symphony, and the Prometheus Chamber Orchestra.
Mr. Gordon has appeared as soloist with the Seattle, Grant Park and Charleston Symphony Orchestras as well as the National Repertory Orchestra and the Lake George Chamber Orchestra, has toured extensively in Europe, North America and South America and performed in festivals at Tanglewood, Lucerne and Schleswig-Holstein.
He also performs as a chamber musician with various organizations and records frequently for radio, television, and film.
A committed educator and faculty member at the University of Washington, he regularly presents master classes and coachings nationwide.
A native of Narragansett, RI, David Gordon was educated at Columbia University, and Juilliard. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Seattle Symphony Principal Harp Valerie Muzzolini Gordon, daughter Anaïs, and English bulldog Massimo.