John Marchiando, trumpet
Praised as “one of the finest trumpeters of his generation,” John Marchiando currently serves as Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico. Additionally, he performs as Principal Trumpet with the New Mexico Philharmonic, Trumpeter in the Summit Brass and Trumpeter in Tromba Mundi.
Marchiando has also held positions with the Phoenix Symphony and Arizona Opera. He has performed as Guest Principal Trumpet with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and Santa Fe Symphony and has appeared with many other notable ensembles such as the Santa Fe Opera, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Chatter 20-21, Santa Fe New Music, and the Figueroa Music and Arts Project.
Active also as a soloist, John has performed with ensembles across the globe, including appearances with the Summit Brass, Denver Municipal Band, New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Santa Fe Symphony, Albuquerque Concert Band, Canticum Novum, La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, Chatter 20-21, and the Church of Beethoven. He has performed recitals and solos at the International Trumpet Guild Conference, the International Trumpet Festival at West Chester University, The National Trumpet Competition, the CBDNA National Conference, the University of Illinois and the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) in Brazil.
Marchiando can be heard on recordings on the Accord, Centaur, Summit and Stemming record labels and has also done projects for National Public Radio and the Public Broadcasting System. As a music producer, John has completed several projects for Summit Records.
John received degrees from the University of Michigan (B.M. ’92, M.M. ’95) and completed his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Arizona State University in 2004.
Dr. Marchiando has been extremely fortunate to study with some of the greatest trumpet virtuosi in the world, including David Hickman, Armando Ghitalla, Charles Daval, Raymond Mase, Chris Gekker and Ramon Parcells.