Boeing Company Principal Trumpet
David Gordon, whose playing has been described as “spectacular” by the Chicago Tribune, is Principal Trumpet of the Seattle Symphony and Chicago's Grant Park Symphony Orchestra.
As a soloist, Gordon has appeared with the symphony orchestras of Seattle, Grant Park, and Charleston (with whom he performed as soloist every season of his tenure), the National Repertory Orchestra and the Lake George Chamber Orchestra. He has performed as Principal Trumpet of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, and has also performed, recorded and toured as Principal Trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra and as Trompette Solo of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.
Gordon has served as Principal Trumpet of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Jupiter Symphony, Prometheus Chamber Orchestra and Moscow Chamber Orchestra. He has performed with the Boston, New Jersey and Savannah symphony orchestras.
Gordon has toured extensively in Europe, North and South America, and has performed in prestigious festivals including Tanglewood and Schleswig-Holstein.
Gordon is a faculty member of the University of Washington School of Music.
A native of Narragansett, Rhode Island, Gordon was educated at Columbia University and The Juilliard School. He wonThe New York Times Company National Merit Scholarship and the William C. Byrd Memorial Scholarship.
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