Mr. Michael Tiscione
Michael Tiscione, a native of Monroe, NY, joined the trumpet section of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra during the 2002-2003 season. He left the ASO to join the San Francisco Symphony as second trumpet for the 2010-2011 season and has since returned to the ASO, where he is currently Acting Associate Principal Trumpet.
In addition to his duties with the ASO, Mr. Tiscione serves as second trumpet with the Sun Valley Summer Symphony and has performed with the orchestras of New York, Philadelphia, and Toronto. Recent solo engagements have included appearances with the United States Military Academy at West Point, the Georgia Philharmonic, and with the Georgia Brass Band at the 2012 International Trumpet Guild Conference. An avid chamber musician, Mr. Tiscione is a member of the Atlanta Symphony Brass Quintet, performs regularly with the Burning River Brass, has recently toured China with the Chicago Symphony Brass Quintet, and performs regularly with the Atlanta Chamber Players as well as at the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival. He is currently an adjunct faculty member at both the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. Mr. Tiscione is married to the principal oboe of the ASO, Elizabeth Koch Tiscione.
Mr. Tiscione holds degrees from Indiana University (BM) and Northwestern University (MM). His teachers have included John Rommel, Charles Geyer, Barbara Butler, John Charles Thomas, and Louis Ranger.