Appearing extensively throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, trumpeter Thomas Boulton has performed alongside members of the Canadian Brass, New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and musicians on Broadway. Tom’s trumpet playing has been broadcasted live on television to over 200 million homes internationally, heard on numerous National Public Radio programs, and on live concert stages in front of crowds exceeding 25,000. As an educator, clinician, and recitalist, Tom appears at schools and universities across the country and is a published author in the International Trumpet Guild Journal. Tom holds degrees from Rutgers University (Doctor of Musical Arts), Manhattan School of Music (Master of Music), and Eastern Michigan University (Bachelor of Music). His principal teachers include Kevin Cobb, Thomas V. Smith, Carter Eggers, and Michael Bowman. He received additional individual instruction from trumpeting icons Håkan Hardenberger, Thomas Stevens, Gabriele Cassone, Stephen Burns, Edward Carroll, Jim Ross, Mark Gould, David Krauss, Peter Bond, Brian McWhorter, Ray Mase, and Robert Sullivan. Tom has performed under notable conductors such as Alan Gilbert, Marin Alsop, Lorin Maazel, and Kurt Masur and performs regularly in prestigious concert halls including New York City’s Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. He has recorded on the Sony Classical, Mark Masters, and Naxos Classical labels.