Members – John Ellis
Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet, Cornet, FlugelhornContact John Ellis
A native of Chicago Illinois, John Ellis has performed as soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. He holds the degree of Doctor of Music from Arizona State University where he studied with David Hickman. A versatile performer and educator, Dr. Ellis has appeared with a variety of musical organizations and artists including the US Army Brass Band, Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montreal, the Calgary Philharmonic, the Moody Blues, as well as Grammy Award winners Diana Krall, Tony Bennett and Anne Murray. He has presented clinics and recitals at prestigious institutions and festivals throughout the world, including The Juilliard School, Cincinnati Conservatory, Summit Brass, and the International Trumpet Guild. He is currently Principal Trumpet of the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of Northern New York, and is Professor of Trumpet at the Crane School of Music, State University of New York.