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Steven Franklin

Originally from Wheaton, Illinois, Steven Franklin joined the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in 2023 as Principal Trumpet. Previously, he was Associate Principal Trumpet of the Kansas City Symphony, Principal Trumpet of the Hawaii Symphony, and a Fellow with the New World Symphony. He has performed as guest principal trumpet with the Chicago Symphony under Maestro…

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Charles Pagnard

Charles (Charlie) Pagnard has been Principal Trumpet with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra since 1981. He earned a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Music Performance from the Eastman School of Music. Charlie has also finished his DMA degree course work at CCM. He became a faculty member at…

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Marvin C. Perry II

Marvin C. Perry, II retired from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra in 2018 after 43 years, 40 years as Principal Trumpet. Born and raised in Birmingham, AL, he earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music and his Master of Music Education degree from the University of Montevallo. The University of Montevallo also conferred upon…

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