Kevin Businsky, Trumpet
Kevin Businsky is an active performer and teacher in the Washington metropolitan area. Prior to moving to Washington, D.C., Kevin was a member of the New World Symphony trumpet section from 2009-2012. While in New World Kevin participated in masterclasses given by Michael Sachs, David Bilger, Tom Rolfs, Joseph Alessi and many other outstanding musicians. He also had the chance to play under Michael Tilson Thomas, Osmo Vänskä, Sir Neville Mariner, and John Adams. Kevin is currently a member of the United States Navy Band in Washington, D.C.
Prior to New World Symphony he lived in Los Angeles, CA, while completing a Professional Studies Certificate from The Colburn School of Music. While living in Los Angeles he was able to perform with the Los Angeles Philharmonic as well as taking the top prize in the Pasadena Showcase Competition in 2008. Kevin earned a Bachelor’s of Music degree from the University of Maryland. During his time at UMD he performed with the Richmond and Harrisburg Symphonies as well as many other local groups in the Washington metro area.
Kevin has participated in summer music festivals including Tanglewood Music Center, AIMS in Graz, the National Orchestral Institute, Banff Summer Arts Festival, and the Colorado College Summer Music Festival. His teachers include Jim Wilt, Chris Gekker, Steven Hendrickson, Phil Snedecor, and Donald Tison.