Background and professional experience

Reflections | Thomas Rolfs, Trumpet
Bt_movie_not_in_use Early trumpet studies 00h:00m:03s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Tanglewood Orchestra with Seiji Ozawa 00h:00m:42s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Vincent Cichowicz and Northwestern University 00h:01m:43s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Studies with Arnold Jacobs 00h:02m:06s


Tom Rolfs, Principal Trumpet of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, talks about his professional experience and background

Instruments:
Trumpet



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Thomas Rolfs
Trumpet

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.