ROSS BEACRAFT, trumpet, performs as Principal Trumpet with the Chicago Opera Theater, Concertante di Chicago, and the Elgin Symphony. In addition he has performed often with the Chicago Symphony, Lyric Opera, the Chicago Chamber Orchestra, Chicago’s ballet and theater orchestras and in many radio and television commercials. Former appointments include principal trumpet with the Norwegian Opera and Ballet Orchestra in Oslo and third assistant first trumpet with the North Carolina Symphony. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Mr. Beacraft is Director of Admissions for the DePaul University School of Music and has appeared often as a soloist with the Chicago Chamber Orchestra, the Woodstock Mozart Festival and many regional orchestras.


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