John Burson is a member of the Chicago Sinfonietta and is principal trumpet at Light Opera Works. Mr. Burson has performed with many organizations in the Chicago area, including the Lyric Opera, Joffrey Ballet, Lake Forest Symphony, Elgin Symphony, Illinois Philharmonic, Chicago Philharmonic, Millar Brass Ensemble, and Tower Brass of Chicago. He can be heard on recordings with the Chicago Sinfonietta and the Millar Brass Ensemble.
Mr. Burson earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from Northwestern University. His primary teachers were Vincent Cichowicz and Luther Didrickson.