BETSY BRIGHT

BETSY BRIGHT

Trumpet

Betsy Bright, trumpet, has been a member of the Tucson Symphony trumpet section since 2003. She is also a member of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet, Monsoon Brass, and True Concord Voices & Orchestra. Additionally, Betsy has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony, San Diego Symphony Orchestra, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, The Phoenix Symphony, Arizona Opera, American Wind Symphony, Britt Music Festival, Hot Springs Music Festival, Music in the Mountains (Colorado), and the Bay View Music Festival.

Betsy is also a deeply committed trumpet teacher. She has maintained a private trumpet studio since 1997 and she is the founder and Artistic Director of Tucson Brass Workshop, a nonprofit organization. Originally from Columbia, SC, Betsy studied at the Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA. She graduated summa cum laude in 2003 with a Bachelor of Music in trumpet performance and a minor in composition. Betsy is married to TSO principal tuba, David Morgan. They have two adorable sons, Max and Oliver.