Douglas Lindsay Trumpet Douglas Lindsay has been a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra since 1991. Prior to joining the CSO Doug held positions with the Charlotte(N.C.) Symphony Orchestra, The Dayton Philharmonic, and the National Symphony Orchestra of the Dominican Republic. As a soloist, Doug has performed with numerous orchestras and bands and has given recital appearances throughout the United States. In 1994 Doug appeared as a soloist in the former soviet republic of Ukraine. Doug has soloed frequently with the CSO. Recently Doug has performed as Principal Trumpet with the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops and can be heard as soloist on Telarcs recording of the Bizet Suites #1 and #2 from Carmen. His studies took him to Baldwin Wallace College to study with noted teacher James Darling and The Manhattan School of Music where he studied with William Vacchiano. Julie Spangler Piano Julie Spangler has developed a reputation as an accompliished soloist and accompianist. She has been a member of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra since 1992 and performs frequently with the Cincinati Symphony and Chamber Orchestras as both a menber and a soloist. Recently Julie has performed as a soloist in various orchestras in the U.S. and is extensively involved with the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music's Musical Theater Department as an accompianist and coach. Phillip Collins, Steven Pride Trumpets As Members of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Pops Phil Collins, former Principal Trumpet and Steve Pride, Second Trumpet have been heard together on over 100 recordings and along with Douglas Lindsay have developed a reputation for a powerful, unified and lyrical sound. The wealth of recital material that was written in and around the Paris Conservatory during the early twentieth century allows the student to explore instrumental color and performers to display it. Throughout the trumpet's history, composers were limited by the instruments lack of sophistication, that is until the invention of the piston valve. Monteverdi, Bach, Mozart Beethoven and Schubert all used the trumpet in almost entirely boisterous or regal iterations. Berlioz was the first composer of consequence to realize the trumpet's coloristic capabilities and blaze the path for future composers, such as those included in this disc of Twentieth Century French Recital Music for Trumpet.