Concert – Jens Korndörfer and Trumpet Duo
Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
7/9/2020 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
7/9/2020 9:00 PM – 9:50 PM
Micah Wilkinson has enjoyed a varied career as an orchestral musician, soloist, chamber artist, and teacher. He was appointed Principal Trumpet of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra by Manfred Honeck in September 2017. He came to the PSO from the San Diego Symphony, where he served as Principal Trumpet for three years. He previously held positions with the Houston Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the Oregon Symphony, and the Tucson Symphony.
He has performed as Guest Principal Trumpet with the Chicago Symphony and the Seoul Philharmonic. Professional summer festival appearances have included the Aspen Music Festival, Sun Valley Festival, Cabrillo Festival, Chautauqua Institute, Round Top Institute, Brevard Music Center, and the Astoria Music Festival.
Wilkinson grew up in Norcross, Georgia. A proud graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, he pursued additional studies at Arizona State University and the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg, Germany. His primary teachers include Martin Hodel, David Hickman, Larry Black, and Anthony Plog.