Matthew Sonneborn, Principal Trumpet
Millicent B. Marshall Chair
Matthew Sonneborn earned a Bachelor of Music from the New England Conservatory. Matthew is the principal trumpet with the Naples Philharmonic. He has been a frequent soloist with the orchestra, performing Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, Hummel's Concerto for Trumpet, Copland's Quiet City, Leopold Mozart Concerto and the Florida premiere of James Stephenson's Concerto for Trumpet. Matthew also performs in the Pops series and with the Naples Philharmonic Brass Quintet.
During the summers, Matthew performs on occasion at the Grand Teton Music Festival, with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and with the Colorado Music Festival. He has played under the direction of Leonard Bernstein, Seiji Ozawa, André Previn, Simon Rattle and Leonard Slatkin.