Trumpet Instructor



Part-Time NTT Trumpet Instructor
EducationB.M., DePaul University
Originally from Des Moines, IA,  Dustin McKinney is a Los Angeles-based freelance trumpet player and teacher. Prior to moving to Southern California, he studied trumpet with Matt Lee and John Hagstrom at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. McKinney joined the Santa Barbara Symphony in 2014 as second trumpet and has been principal trumpet of the Golden State Pops Orchestra since 2005. He has played with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, New West Symphony, and many other orchestras in the Los Angeles area. He can also be found playing in the orchestra pits of many Los Angeles area theaters, various big bands, and in many different chamber music settings; he currently serves as the adjunct professor of trumpet at Pepperdine University in Malibu.  McKinney is proud to be a Yamaha Performing Artist.


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