Raymond Burkhart Trumpeter


Orchestral — Operatic (selected)

Warner Bros. Symphony Orchestra, "Bugs Bunny
   on Broadway" 1991 USA tour, principal trumpet
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Los Angeles Opera
Los Angeles Master Chorale Orchestra
Long Beach Opera
Long Beach Symphony
Pasadena Symphony
Santa Barbara Symphony
Pacific Symphony
Pasadena Pops Orchestra
Santa Fe Pro Musica (NM), natural trumpet
Musica Angelica, natural trumpet
Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra, natural trumpet
Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay
Burbank Symphony
Orchestra of Santa Fe (NM)
Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute Orchestra

Featured Soloist

Los Angeles Bach Festival
Bach Collegium San Diego
Corona del Mar Baroque Music Festival
Mozart Camerata Classical Orchestra
Carson-Dominguez Hills Symphony
Early Music Academy
Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra

Motion Pictures

The Matrix Revolutions
The Matrix Reloaded
Path to War
A Tradition of Honor
George of the Jungle
Home Alone 2
The Magical World of Chuck Jones
Death Wish IV


"In Here: Music & Lyrics by Charles Bloom." 2012.

"Fiat Lux" McGinty Music, 2009 (Christmas music for eight and ten brass). Arranger and performer.

Raymond David Burkhart, "Watercolor Menagerie." Premiere Brass Quintet, 2004. Composer, performer, and producer.

Larry Stevens, "The Years of My Youth." 1999

Andrew Parks, "Zing A Little Bing." 1999

"Parthien 10-14," by David Moritz Michael. Pacific Classical Winds, 1998. Performer on natural trumpet.

"The Water Journey," (and Parthia 1) by David Moritz Michael. Pacific Classical Winds, 1996. Performer on natural trumpet.

Professional Organizations

Historical Brass Society
International Trumpet Guild
Professional Musicians, Local 47


2007 National Trumpet Competition (Historic Division),
George Mason University, Fairfax VA

Trumpet Teachers

Uan Rasey, former first trumpet, MGM Studios
Malcolm McNab, first call studio trumpeter
Edward Tarr, baroque trumpet specialist
Rob Roy McGregor,
  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
William Bing, author and freelance trumpeter
Charley Davis, studio trumpeter
Roy Poper, studio trumpeter and author
Claude Gordon, author and trumpet legend

Ray has worked with

Major Artists (selected)

Ray Anthony   Melissa Manchester
The Aulos Ensemble   Monica Mancini
Harry Bicket   Mannheim Steamroller
Michael Bolton   John Mauceri
Pat Boone   Idina Menzel
Dave Brubeck   Jessye Norman
Peabo Bryson   Olympic Games Fanfare Trumpeters,
Conte Candoli      Los Angeles 1984
Christopher Cross   Marie Osmond
Disneyland Fanfare Trumpeters   The Presidents of the United States
Michael Feinstein      of America
Jose Feliciano   Bernadette Peters
The 5th Dimension   Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus
Peter Frampton   Sir Angel Romero
Art Garfunkel   Leonard Slatkin
Jerry Goldsmith   Jubilant Sykes
Joel Grey   Edward Tarr
Lionel Hampton   Yuri Temirkanov
Martin Haselböck   John Tesh
Lanie Kazan   Edo de Waart
Olga Kern   John Williams
Cleo Laine   JoAnne Worley
Steve Lawrence & Edie Gorme   Yanni, 1994 USA tour, featured soloist

Natural Trumpet

The Aulos Enemble
Musica Angelica
Santa Fe Pro Musica (NM)
Los Angeles Bach Festival
Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra
Pacific Classical Winds

in recoring studio

Brass Quintets and Ensembles

Premiere Brass Quintet
Modern Brass Quintet
Hollywood Brass Ensemble
California Brass Ensemble
San Andreas Brass
Glendale Symphony Brass Quintet
Pasadena Pops Brass Quintet

Other Significant Personal Associations

Rafael Mendez
Mannie Klein

premiere brass quintet