Arthur Zanin, Principal Trumpet

Arthur Zanin has performed in orchestral and chamber music settings in South America, the United States and Europe.  He has worked as a freelance musician in New York City, performing in a variety of recitals, shows and recordings and appearing in such prestigious concert venues such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the Kauffman Center. He holds the Georgia Haigh, in Memory of Joseph F. Haigh, Chair with the Southwest Florida Symphony and has also performed as a guest with the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra, Sarasota Orchestra, Naples Philharmonic and the Charlottesville Opera.

As an educator, Zanin held a Teaching Assistant position at Rutgers University and taught master classes at brass programs in colleges and high schools around the country. He has led youth orchestras as a conductor in Brazil and Spain, and currently serves as a board member and Trumpet Instructor at the Music Foundation of Greater Naples in Naples, Florida.

Arthur Zanin earned his Master of Music degree from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver. He also attended the Manhattan School of Music where he earned a Performance Studies Certificate and earned his Doctor of Musical Arts from Rutgers University. He has also participated in numerous summer music programs in the U.S., such as the Aspen Music Festival and School and Music Academy of the West. His most influential instructors include Alan Hood, Raymond Mase, Vince Penzerella, Tom Smith, Kenny DeCarlo and Barbara Butler.