Background and professional experience
|Early trumpet studies||00h:00m:03s|
|Tanglewood Orchestra with Seiji Ozawa||00h:00m:42s|
|Vincent Cichowicz and Northwestern University||00h:01m:43s|
|Studies with Arnold Jacobs||00h:02m:06s|
Tom Rolfs, Principal Trumpet of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, talks about his professional experience and background
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.