Hunter Eberly is the Principal Trumpet of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. A native of Muskegon Michigan, Hunter started the trumpet at the age of eight under the tutelage of his mother. Hunter studied with Richard Stoelzel while earning his undergraduate degree, winning multiple prizes, including first prize in the National Trumpet Competition Undergraduate Solo Competition, first prize in the NTC Trumpet Ensemble division, second prize in the International Trumpet Guild Mock Orchestra competition, and first prize in the Great Lakes International Trumpet Seminar Competition.
Hunter attended The Colburn School in Los Angeles where he studied with Jim Wilt, earning a Professional Studies Certificate. While in Los Angeles, Hunter was the Co-Principal Trumpet of the American Youth Symphony, one of the leading youth training orchestra’s in the US. Hunter has also performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Grand Rapids Symphony. Hunter has also received isolated lessons from Bill Lucas of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
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