David Burkhart
  San Francisco Conservatory of Music

  James Dooley
  Symphony Silicon Valley

  Glenn Fischthal
  San Francisco Symphony

  Adam Luftman
  San Francisco Ballet & Opera Orchestras

  Skip Wagner (retired)
  San Francisco Ballet Orchestra



  Jonathan Ring
  San Francisco Symphony

  Bruce Roberts
  San Francisco Symphony

  Robert Ward
  San Francisco Symphony



  Jeffrey Budin
  San Francisco Ballet Orchestra

  John Engelkes
  San Francisco Symphony

  Timothy Higgins
  San Francisco Symphony

  Mark Lawrence
  San Francisco Symphony

  Paul Welcomer
  San Francisco Symphony



  Peter Wahrhaftig
  San Francisco Ballet Orchestra



       Currently the Principal Trombonist with the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, Jeffrey Budin has also held principal trombone positions in the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal (Canada), the Orquestra de la Ciutat de Barcelona (Spain), and the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Saint Louis Symphony, the Empire Brass, and the Summit Brass. In addition, he performs regularly with the San Francisco Opera, the San Francisco Symphony, the Saint Bart's Music Festival (French West Indies) and tours internationally with the Portland based band "Pink Martini."

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jeffrey Budin studied composition, arranging, film scoring, jazz improvisation and trombone at the Dick Grove School of Music and Northwestern University. He can be heard on numerous recordings with the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, and the San Francisco Symphony as well as on many film sound tracks. His orchestral compositions have been performed by the Honolulu, Delaware, and the Lancaster (PA) Symphony Orchestras, and his jazz compositions have been performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival.

His other interests include physics, string theory, yoga, throat singing, DNA, fractals, and harmony.




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