Mark Inouye, Principal Trumpet of the San Francisco Symphony and occupant of the William G. Irwin Charity Foundation Chair, attended the University of California at Davis and graduated from the Juilliard School. He has held principal trumpet positions with the Houston and Charleston symphonies, toured the United States with the organ and trumpet duo Toccatas and Flourishes, and he was a member of the Empire Brass Quintet. The Trumpet & the Bull, his jazz album, includes his own compositions.f his own compositions.
Guy Piddington has served as a Symphony mentor in the SF Symphony Community of Music Makers program.
Jeff Biancalana has served as a Symphony mentor in the SF Symphony Community of Music Makers program.