Louis Ranger

Louis Ranger
Professor Emeritus

B.Mus. (Juilliard)

Area of expertise

Trumpet, Chamber Music, Co-Head of performance

Brief Biography

Studied with Armando Ghitalla (Boston University) and William Vacchiano (Juilliard). From 1970 to 1978, Mr. Ranger performed internationally as a brass chamber music clinician with the American Brass Quintet. He has also performed with such orchestras as the New York City Ballet, the New York City Opera, Radio City Music Hall, the Boston Symphony, the Berlin Philharmonic, and the New York Philharmonic where he was co-principal trumpet. He was also first trumpet with the Musica Aeterna orchestra. During the summer he is principal trumpet of the Aspen Festival Orchestra. He has released a CD entitled The Trumpet Comes of Age: 1940-1980 (with Bruce Vogt).