John Burson

Adjunct Faculty - Trumpet

College of Arts and Sciences

Burson is a member of Chicago Sinfonietta and performs regularly for the Joffrey Ballet. He has also performed with several ensembles including the Chicago Philharmonic, Illinois Philharmonic, Lake Forest Symphony, Light Opera Works, Da Cornetto Opera, Millar Brass Ensemble and Tower Brass of Chicago. Among his principal teachers were Vince Cichowicz and Luther Didrickson. Through the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, he studied orchestral repertoire with Adloph Herseth and Mark Ridenour.