TrumpetYear joined: 2018
With roots in the Naples area dating back to 1983, Trumpeter John MacLeod joined the Gulf Coast Symphony in 2018, after relocating to Estero for work purposes. Prior to moving here, he served for 15 years as principal trumpet with the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra in New Hampshire. John also has led a thriving brass quintet and has enjoyed over 30 years of freelance playing and conducting in musical theater and opera pits. And he has taught orchestra and theatre in high school. John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Duke University and credits Tom Gannon, James Ketch and Robert Stibler as his most influential teachers.