In memoriam: Bernard Adelstein

ITG has learned of the passing of trumpeter Bernard Adelstein (April 24, 1928 – September 30, 2017).

Adelstein is perhaps best know as principal trumpet in The Cleveland Orchestra as well as Head of the Trumpet Department at The Cleveland Institute of Music from 1960-1988.

A full story is forthcoming; ITG welcomes submissions of stories and photos from Adelstein's life. Please send to Jason Dovel at


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