About his Schagerl C-Trumpet „Berlin heavy Z“
“My Berlin Heavy Z C trumpet allows me to express whatever the music call for. The instrument always responds immediately with a brilliant sound, highlighting its finesse and ease of production. It is fantastic to play and its impeccable intonation and response in all dynamics/ registers make it incomparable to anything I have used. I am very happy to be using it in the orchestra regularly.”
Originally from North Palm Beach Florida, Bobby Gallagher is currently second trumpet of the Miami City Ballet’s Opus One Orchestra and performing as third trumpet with the Jacksonville Symphony during the 2022-2023 season. He completed his artist diploma, masters and bachelors in trumpet performance at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music under the tutelage of Craig Morris. He has studied additionally with Kevin Cobb. Bobby has also performed regularly with orchestras such as the Palm Beach Symphony, the New World Symphony, the Florida Orchestra in addition to joining groups such as the Florida Grand Opera, the Vero Beach Opera/ Atlantic Classical Orchestra and the Coastal Symphony of Georgia as a substitute. He has worked with conductors such as Gerard Schwarz, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Gary Sheldon. Recently, Bobby has spent summers at the Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Festival Napa Valley and the Center for Advanced Musical Studies at Chosen Vale.