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Wayne King

Wayne King, Trumpet

Wayne King is enjoying his ninth season as principal trumpet of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with the Wellesley Symphony, Quincy Symphony, Opera Providence, UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra, Bridgewater Antiphonal Brass Society, and Bailey Street Brass. He has accompanied the Jubilate Chorale, Southeastern Massachusetts Festival Chorus, and Canton Choral Society. Mr. King has organized and performed in the Brockton Symphony Chamber Players for the past seven years. He enjoys playing in the orchestra pit for musical theater, including over 25 different musicals produced in area high schools and at The Company Theatre. He has accompanied performers such as Peter Nero, Ginger Rogers, and Bob Hope.

Mr. King's teachers include Edmund Myers, Natalo Paella, Leon Merian, James Pandolfi (NY Met), and Charles Schlueter (BSO). He attended Chosen Vale International Trumpet Seminar in 2010 and 2012 where he performed in master classes for Thomas Stevens (LA Phil) and Mark Gould (NY Met). Wayne earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Master of Science in Mathematics/Computer Science from UMass Lowell.

Wayne is a software engineer by day and holds a US and European patent for work developed while employed by Motorola. He lives in Canton and enjoys spending time with his wife Sharon, two sons, daughter in-law and grandson. His hobbies include woodworking, skeet shooting, and golf.