John Thiessen


Described by the New York Times as “the gold standard of Baroque trumpet playing in this country”, John Thiessen appears as soloist and principal trumpet with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, American Bach Soloists, Tafelmusik, the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, and Trinity Baroque Orchestra. He has also performed with the English Baroque Soloists, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Taverner Players, and the Academy of Ancient Music. Mr. Thiessen serves on the faculties of the Juilliard School and the American Bach Soloists Academy, and has recorded extensively for Sony Classical Vivarte, Telarc, EMI, BMG, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, London Decca, Analekta, CBC, and Denon.