Trumpet Player for musical theatre pit orchestras, weddings, church/religious services and ceremonies, studio recordings, holiday events, corporate events and private parties. Used to playing in a wide range of musical styles and in various ensemble settings.
Bachelor of Music from UMass Lowell '12
Master of Music from The Boston Conservatory '14
I can provide a brass quintet for parties and events as well. Our music ranges encompasses a wide array of styles such as light classical, jazz, Renaissance/Early Music, pop/classic rock tunes, and original arrangements
Check out some of my reviews from past gigs and take a listen to my audio samples to hear for yourself!
Maria did such a wonderful job on our Palm Sunday service earlier this year. Her beautiful playing was such a blessing and addition to our service. She is such a professional and yet easy to work with - such a joy to have her be part of a blessed part of our church life. You will not be disappointed if you have her participate in your event or church service.
I've worked with Maria in several musicals and have always been impressed with her level of musicianship and professionalism. She's very easy to work with, very dependable, and a great player! Highly recommended!
Maria was hired to perform in a brass quintet for my wedding, as well as in a small jazz ensemble for the cocktail hour. She was very professional in every communication we shared and in her performances. She participated in two rehearsals where she was always prepared and shared knowledgable information with all. On the day of, Maria played beautifully! I still have family and friends that attended my wedding who talk about "that trumpet!" It rang through the church so well and I was honored to walk down the aisle to the gorgeous sounds. During the cocktail hour, more instruments were added to the brass quintet to make a jazz group. Maria showed knowledge of having classical chops and the ability to play in MANY other genres/styles of music as we asked for everything from jazz to movie scores. I absolutely would hire her again!
I hired Maria for a Christmas Morning service. While the service was early, she arrived on time. Playing was superb, with great blending with the organ and singers, and great tone. Highly recommended!
She is phenomenal, professional and kind. She surely made out event unforgettable!
Two thumbs up.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 15 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
I can provide my musical services as a solo trumpet, or as part of a brass quintet (2 trumpets, French horn, trombone, tuba). I will either perform the repertoire you have selected, or I can provide my own. I can work with you to create an arrangement of your choice for an additional cost.
My quote will reflect the day of the event. I can meet up with you to rehearse for an additional fee. I am happy to work within your budget to find the best solution for your event.
Maria Price is a trumpet player based in the Greater Boston area. She currently plays in the Brookline Symphony Orchestra, New England Philharmonic, Boston Chamber Symphony, and Waltham Symphony Orchestra. Maria plays in several brass quintets, and can provide a brass quintet for any event or ceremony.
Maria specializes as a solo trumpeter for weddings, church events, and other religious ceremonies. She also frequently plays in pit orchestras for musical theatre performances.
Maria received her Master of Music in Music Education from The Boston Conservatory in 2014. While at The Boston Conservatory, she studied trumpet with Steve Emery of the Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra. Maria returned to her alma mater to teach a course in Music Theory and Ear Training to Boston Conservatory graduate students in 2015.
Maria graduated Summa Cum Laude with a double major in Music Education and Music Performance from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2012. During this time, she studied with Joseph Foley, and served as principal trumpet of the UMass Lowell Orchestra and the UMass Lowell Wind Ensemble. She was awarded "Best Musician" by the UMass Lowell Marching Band during the 2010 - 2011 season.
Detailed performance resume and live recordings available upon request.
Additional Booking Notes
Minimal set-up required.
For solo trumpet: 1 music stand is needed, 1 chair optional.
For brass quintet: 5 music stands and 5 chairs are needed.
Past Booked Events
|December 26, 2015||Religious Celebration|
1 music stand