Director of Brass Studies + Trumpet
CSULB Director of Brass Studies Rob Frear continues to be in demand throughout the country as a trumpet performer and teacher. His solo CD In the Big City received excellent reviews both in the U.S. and abroad. A member of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra for 25 years, he has performed as Principal Trumpet with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Opera, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Star Wars: A Musical Journey touring orchestra, Hollywood Symphony Orchestra, Orange County’s Pacific Symphony, Long Beach Symphony, Pasadena Symphony, San Diego Symphony Bolshoi Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Royal Opera (Covent Garden), and the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago.
Formerly Solo Trumpet of the Israel Philharmonic with Zubin Mehta, he has received critical acclaim throughout Europe, North and South America, Australia, and the former Soviet Union. He has performed on the soundtrack for over 60 major motion pictures and television shows.
Rob Frear is a Yamaha Performing Artist.