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Norman Bolter

  • Trombone (former BSO)
  • Euphonium
  • Chamber Music
  • Conductor, NEC Trombone Ensemble

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Norman Bolter was first inspired to play the trombone when, at age four, he saw the "Captain Kangaroo"…

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Rachel Childers

  • Horn (BSO)

Rachel Childers joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra as second horn at the start of the 2011–12 season, becoming the first female member of…

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Steve Emery

  • Trumpet (former BSO)

Trumpeter Steve Emery began his playing career at age fifteen, playing extensively in the genres of jazz and popular music.

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Eli Epstein

  • Horn
  • Chair, Brass
  • Director, Youth Brass Ensemble
  • Chamber Music
  • The Entrepreneurial Musician
  • Entrepreneurial Musicianship

Acclaimed for his "glowing sound," "facility," and "lyrical freedom," Eli Epstein is a sought-after horn player, educator, and conductor.

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Stephen Lange

  • Trombone (BSO)

Boston Symphony Orchestra trombonist Stephen Lange joined the New England Conservatory faculty in fall 2011.

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James Markey

  • Bass Trombone (BSO)
  • Director, Preparatory Trombone Choir

James Markey is a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since Fall 2012, at which time he also joined the New England Conservatory…

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Michael Martin

  • Trumpet (BSO)

A native of Marietta, Georgia, Michael Martin joined the trumpet section of the Boston Symphony and the Boston Pops as Fourth/Utility…

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Jonathan Menkis

  • Horn (BSO)

Jonathan Menkis has been assistant principal horn with the BSO since 1984.

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Toby Oft

  • Trombone (BSO principal)

Toby Oft was appointed principal trombone of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in September 2008; he occupies the J.P. and Mary B.

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Jean Rife

  • Assistant Chair, Chamber Music
  • Horn
  • Yoga for Musicians
  • Horn

Jean Rife is a prize-winning soloist and chamber musician.

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Thomas Rolfs

  • Trumpet (BSO principal)

Thomas Rolfs is principal trumpet of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops.

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Mike Roylance

  • Tuba (BSO principal)

Mike Roylance is Principal Tuba with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, where he occupies the Margaret and William C. Rousseau chair.

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Richard Sebring

  • Horn (BSO associate principal)

Richard Sebring is the BSO’s associate principal horn and principal horn of the Boston Pops.

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Thomas Siders

  • Trumpet (BSO)

Thomas Siders joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra as Assistant Principal/Third Trumpet in January 2010, and joins the New England…

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Jason Snider

  • Horn (BSO)

Jason Snider joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra as fourth horn in March 2007.

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James Sommerville

  • Horn (BSO principal)

James Sommerville joined the BSO as principal horn in January 1998, and joined the New England Conservatory faculty that fall.

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Michael Winter

  • Horn (BSO)

Michael Winter joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra as third horn in September 2012. At the BSO, he occupies the Elizabeth B.

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Benjamin Wright

  • Trumpet (BSO)

Benjamin Wright joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra trumpet section in July 2002 as fourth trumpet.