ADAM GANDOLFO, trumpet
Adam Gandolfo currently holds the position of Second Trumpet with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and has been with the orchestra since August of 2013. Adam, a native of Brighton, MI, received his Bachelor’s Degree from Central Michigan University, under the tutelage of Dr. Dennis Horton. He also holds a Master’s Degree from the Eastman School of Music, where he studied with James Thompson, former principal trumpet of both the Montréal Symphony Orchestra and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Prior to winning the Second Trumpet position with the Virginia Symphony, Adam was a freelance musician in Western New York and also parts of the Midwest, performing with the Buffalo Philharmonic and the Rochester Philharmonic in New York as well as the Canton Symphony Orchestra in Ohio. Aside from performing with the VSO here in Hampton Roads, Adam teaches trumpet lessons to young students throughout the area.