Aaron Schuman joined the SFS as Associate Principal Trumpet in 2018. A native of Buffalo, New York, he graduated from Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music before pursuing graduate studies at Rice University. He has attended Tanglewood and Chautauqua summer festivals as a fellow. In his schooling, Aaron has studied under Charles Geyer, Barbara Butler, Robert Sullivan, and Alex Jokipii. Aaron has performed in orchestras across the country including San Francisco Symphony, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Houston Grand Opera, Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, Sun Valley Music Festival Orchestra, and Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Aaron has been a guest artist with the Aspen Chamber Symphony, and the Colburn school of music. Aaron is a Bach artist.