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



       Originally from Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Adam Luftman is currently Principal Trumpet of both the San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Ballet Orchestras. Prior to moving to SF in 2007, Mr. Luftman held positons with the Baltimore Symphony, New World Symphony in Miami, and Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Adam has also been a guest artist with many of the countries finest orchestras including The Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, and San Francisco Symphony. He has also enjoyed touring and recording with many of these ensembles.

During the summers, Mr. Luftman has performed at the Grand Teton Music Festival, Mainly Mozart Festival, Sun Valley, Tanglewood Music Center, National Repertory Orchestra, National Orchestral Institute, Spoleto Festival, Aspen, and the Pacific Music Festival in Japan.

In addition to his orchestral work, Adam has been a featured soloist with a number of groups, is a member of The Bay Brass, and is an avid jazz musician. Mr. Luftman also recently performed and recorded as a member of the National Brass Ensemble, a group comprised of principal players from the nation's top orchestras.

Adam can also be heard on recordings with the Philadelphia Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, for ESPN Sunday Night Football, and on many movie and video game soundtracks recorded at George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in CA.

Mr. Luftman is currently on the faculty of the San Francisco Conservatory, Stanford, UC Berkeley, and San Francisco State University. He has presented masterclasses all over the country including The Curtis Institute of Music, New England Conservatory, Cleveland Institute of Music, New World Symphony, and Tanglewood. He is an honors graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Interlochen Arts Academy. Adam lives in SF with his wife Reva and daughter Riley.




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