Tage Larsen joined the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as fourth/utility trumpet in 2002. He came from the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, where he served as second trumpet. Mr. Larsen was principal trumpet with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and served as the solo cornet with “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Michigan State University and completed graduate work at the Eastman School of Music. He studied with Barbara Butler, who presently teaches at Northwestern University. Mr. Larsen is on the trumpet faculty of the DePaul University School of Music.