Jeffrey Curnow, associate principal trumpet of the Philadelphia Orchestra, graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from Temple University, where he was a student of Seymour Rosenfeld. Soon after, he was appointed principal trumpet of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and joined the New York Trumpet Ensemble. In 1987 Mr. Curnow left New Haven to record and tour as a member of the internationally renowned Empire Brass Quintet. In 1995 he was appointed principal trumpet of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.
He is well established as an educator, clinician, adjudicator, arranger, and producer and has taught at the universities of Connecticut, Scranton, and Boston; Tanglewood Institute; and the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Mr. Curnow joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 2003.