Donald Hughes

Trumpet Performance and Instruction

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Mr. Hughes has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra, the Bethlehem Bach Festival Orchestra, the Pennsylvania Sinfonia, the Allentown Symphony, the Pottstown Symphony, and the Reading Symphony.

His distinct, multifaceted trumpet skills have led to collaborations with a variety of popular artists, including Clay Aiken, Richard Kiley, Barry Williams, Marilyn Horne, Barbara Cook, Wally Harper and the Irish Tenors.

He is principal trumpet of the Germantown Academy Chamber Orchestra, the Muhlenberg Summer Theater pit orchestra, the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, the Act One pit orchestra, and the Mirandola Fanfare Trumpet Troupe.

As a member of the Mainstreet Brass Quintet, Mr. Hughes has toured extensively with the ensemble throughout the United States and the United Kingdom.  He plays Yamaha, Bach, and Schilke trumpets.

In addition to his active freelance and solo performance itinerary, Mr. Hughes maintains an active teaching studio in addtion to teaching at the Nazareth Music Center, Nazareth PA, and as Trumpet Professor at Muhlenberg College, in Allentown, PA.


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