Phoenix Symphony: Harvison to Principal Trumpet
Emery Harvison has been appointed acting principal trumpet of the
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra for the 2003-2004 season, following auditions
in mid-June. He has been second trumpet in the PSO for the past
Harvison is from Baton Rouge, Lousiana where he attended Louisiana
State University, studying trumpet with James West and earning a
BM degree in 1992. He continued his MM and DMA studies with David
Hickman at Arizona State University where he served as a graduate
teaching assistant for two years just before joining the Phoenix
Symphony. Harvison taught Hickman's studio during his sabbatical
leave during the spring semester of 2003.
Emery Harvison has won several solo competitions, including the United
Musical Instruments Brass Solo Competition in 1994.
Marchiando joins as Second Trumpet
ITG member John Marchiando has been appointed second trumpet of
the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra for the 2003-3004 season, replacing
Emery Harvison who will serve as acting principal trumpet.
Marchiando received his BM degree at the University of Michigan
where he was a student of Armando Ghitalla. He received his MM at
Michigan, studying under Charles Bivall. For the past three years,
Marchiando has been a DMA student and graduate teaching assistant
at Arizona State University where he is studying with Regent's Professor
John Marchiando has taught at the University of Toledo and has
performed with the Summit Brass.
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
Arizona State University