Principal, Robert L. Samter Chair
Timothy Higgins is the San Francisco Symphony’s Principal Trombone and holder of the Robert L. Samter Chair. He joined the Symphony in 2008. He was previously acting second trombone with the National Symphony. A Houston native, Mr. Higgins graduated from Northwestern University and has performed with the Milwaukee, Virginia, and Chicago symphonies, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Washington National Opera, and the Baltimore Symphony. In 2005, he won the Robert Marsteller Competition and the ITA Trombone Quartet Competition, both part of the International Trombone Association.