Acclaimed trumpeter David Wharton is an active performing artist on the East Coast. His diversity as a performer spans the Orchestral, Contemporary, Baroque, and solo repertoire. David is currently the Principal Trumpet of both the Berkshire Symphony and the Delphi Chamber Orchestra. David is also a member of the acclaimed contemporary
music ensemble Le Train Bleu, based in New York City. Other notable ensembles David has performed with include the New Haven Symphony, Wallingford Symphony and Riverside Symphony, as well as the Quiet City Brass and Triton Brass Quintets.
At Williams College David serves as the Artist Associate in Trumpet and director of the Williams College Brass Ensemble. Living in Central Connecticut with his wife Elisa, David continues to maintain a private lesson studio in the Hartford area. In the summer he serves as the Instructor of trumpet at the Morse Summer Music Academy at Yale University.
David enjoys performing frequently as a soloist on the baroque trumpet. He has appeared with the American Baroque, Indianapolis Baroque, Concert Royal, the Sebastians, and the Connecticut Early Music Festival Orchestras, as well as Yale’s Schola Cantorum. Praised for his beautiful tone and flawless ornamentation, David won first place at the National Trumpet Competition in the baroque category in 2007. David is a Yale School of Music, Oberlin Conservatory, and Interlochen Arts Academy Graduate.