Born and raised in Sunland Park, NM, now living in Brooklyn, NY, Hugo Moreno enjoys freelancing with some of New York City’s best ensembles. Recently featured as a soloist with the Chelsea Symphony and Yale Philharmonia performing the Trumpet Concerti of Hummel and Tomasi, and a former member of the El Paso and Las Cruces Symphony Orchestras, Hugo has performed at Marlboro and Spoleto USA and is a member of the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas.
Further downtown, Hugo plays with Cumbiagra, Jarana Beat, The Gregorio Uribe Big Band He has also performed at the Bang on a Can marathon, with the acclaimed gospel musicians at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, with artist Rachel Mason and as Principal trumpet of the Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra under Shinik Hahm.
Hugo is a graduate of New Mexico State University and Yale, where he studied cornetto and baroque trumpet with Allan Dean. Hugo has studied with Ken Van Winkle, Michael Walk, Frank “Pancho” Romero, Mark Gould and John McNeil.