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Audition Preparation | Thomas Rolfs, Trumpet
Bt_movie_not_in_use Learn from critiquing recordings of yourself rather than from other people's comments 00h:00m:05s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Auditions build upon each other; preparation continues. 00h:00m:45s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Preparation time; building endurance; tapering 00h:01m:17s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Day of the audition: feel rested and "fresh" to play your best 00h:01m:50s

Thomas Rolfs, Principal Trumpet of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, talks about audition preparation



Thomas Rolfs

Thomas Rolfs is Principal Trumpet of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops. He joined the BSO trumpet section in 1991, serving first as fourth trumpet and later as Associate Principal Trumpet. As a student, Mr. Rolfs was a Tanglewood Music Center Fellow in 1978, going on to earn his Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Music degree from Northwestern University. He returned to Minnesota in 1986 for a five-year tenure with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.