Adrian Griffin

Adrian Griffin 's Biography

International orchestral musician and trumpet soloist Adrian D. Griffin is enjoying a vivid and busy career.  Prior to his appointment of principal trumpet with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Monterrey, Adrian has held positions as principal trumpet with the Filarmonica de Jalisco, co-principal trumpet with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Monterrey, Ballet de Monterrey and Opera Metropolitana de Monterrey, fourth/utility trumpet with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra as well as trumpet professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He also appeared in the 2011 Pan American Games in the Inaugural Ceremonies.

As a clinician, Adrian has appeared at such events as The Texas Band Masters Convention, The Texas Music Educators Association, The Iowa Music Educators Association, The New Jersey Music Educators Association and has presented master-classes and clinics throughout Mexico.

Adrian is a contributor to the Instrumentalist Magazine, having published more than a dozen articles. His greatest literary accomplishment, a book entitled Buzz to Brilliance, is published by Oxford University Press.

Adrian was the first person in North America to be signed by Mr. Denis Wick as a Performing Artist for Denis Wick Mutes.

Adrian is a Performing Artist/Clinician for Yamaha, and exclusively plays Yamaha trumpets.

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