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Chris Royal

Trumpet · 2nd

National Philharmonic

  • 3 years as a regular substitute


  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Trumpet Performance, University of Maryland
  • Master of Music, Howard University
  • Bachelor of Music, Howard University
  • Trumpet Performance, Peabody Conservatory
  • Trumpet Performance, Oberlin Conservatory

Professional Activities

  • Principal Trumpet- Shakespeare Theatre
  • Solo Trumpet National Gallery Orchestra
  • Freelance theatre and concert performer in DC area, Baltimore, and New York
  • Recording and Mixing Engineer
  • Award winning composer and arranger
  • Tenured Faculty – Howard University Department of Music

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