John MacFerran Wilds

John Wilds, trumpet

  • Adjunct Faculty - Trumpet
  • Phone: 619-549-9324

Education

  • Central Washington University, BMA
  • Indiana University School of Music, MMA

Background

Performance Training:

Louis Davidson, Allan Dean, Robert Panerio, Lauren Anderson, Manny Laureano,

Glenn Fischthal, Donald Green, Rob Roy McGregor, Philip Smith

 

Professional Experience:

Second Trumpet: San Diego Symphony, 1988-present

Principal Trumpet: San Diego Opera,1991-present

Principal Trumpet: San Diego Chamber Orchestra,1989-present

Second Trumpet: Santa Fe Opera, 2000

Associate Principal Trumpet: Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, 1996

Substitute/Extra Trumpet: Los Angeles Philharmonic, 1993-2000

Substitute/Extra Trumpet: San Francisco Symphony, 1995-1999

Principal Trumpet: Mississippi Symphony, 1987-1988

Principal Trumpet: New Mexico Symphony, 1987

 

Other Professional Activities:

Westwind Brass Quintet, 1996-present

The Millenia Consort, 1997-present

Adjunct Trumpet Instructor: Point Loma Nazarene University, 1997-present

Adjunct Trumpet Instructor: San Diego State University, 2004-present

Adjunct Trumpet Instructor: University of San Diego, 2003-present

Trumpet Instructor: Rancho Bernardo High School, 1997-present

Baroque Trumpet Soloist: The Hutchins Consort and San Diego Baroque Ensemble

 

Interests

Gourmet Cooking

Publications

 Discography 1988 to present:

 

1988, Pro Arte CDS5589, Reinhold Gliere Symphony No. 3

           San Diego Symphony, Yoav Talmi  conductor  (2nd Trumpet)

 

1989, Pro Arte CDS805, Hollywood Marches

           San Diego Symphony, Lalo Schifrin conductor  (1st Trumpet)

 

1990, Pro Arte CDS927, Hitchcock: Master of Mayhem

           San Diego Symphony, Lalo Schifrin conductor  (1st Trumpet)

 

           New World 80401-2, Roger Reynolds Whispers Out of Time

           San Diego Symphony and Sonor, Harvey Sollberger conductor  (1st     Trumpet)

 

1991, Koch International 3-7042-2H1, The San Diego Chamber Orchestra

           San Diego Chamber Orchestra, Donald Barra conductor  (1st Trumpet)

 

           Koch International 3-7094-2H1, Ibert and Poulenc

           San Diego Chamber Orchestra, Donald Barra conductor (1st Trumpet)

 

1992, Koch International 3-7160-2H1, Turina and Rodrigo

            San Diego Chamber Orchestra, Donald Barra conductor  (1st Trumpet)

 

           Pro Arte 3433, Johannes Brahms Orchestral Transcriptions

           San Diego Symphony, Yoav Talmi conductor,  (2nd Trumpet)

 

           Koch International 3-7134-2H1, Malcolm Arnold Music for Small Orchestra

           San Diego Chamber Orchestra, Donald Barra conductor  (1st Trumpet)

 

1993, Koch International 3-7215-2H1, Respighi and Menoti

            San Diego Chamber Orchestra, Donald Barra conductor  (1st Trumpet)

 

           Naxos 8.5509999, Berlioz Overtures

           San Diego Symphony, Yoav Talmi conductor  (2nd Cornet/2nd Trumpet)

 

1994, Naxos 8.553195, Berlioz Romeo et Juliette and Les Troyens a Carthage

           San Diego Symphony, Yoav Talmi conductor  (2nd Cornet/2nd Trumpet)

 

1995, Naxos 8.553397, Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

           San Diego Symphony, Yoav Talmi conductor  (2nd Cornet)

 

1996, R-Kal 1001, Westwind Brass and Friends

           Westwind Brass  (2nd Trumpet)

 

           Koch International, Capricorn: The Samuel Barber Collection

           San Diego Chamber Orchestra, Donald Barra conductor 

            (Trumpet Soloist on The Capricorn Concerto)

 

           RCA 09026-682882, Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Complete Ballet Music

           San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas conductor  (Offstage Trumpet)

 

1997, Sony SK62599, Debussy La Mer

           Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor  (2nd Cornet)

 

           Cuivres Recording 9712-2, Love Begotten

           San Diego Chamber Brass  (1st Trumpet)

 

1998, R-Kal 1002, Westwind Christmas

           Westwind Brass  (Trumpet)

 

1999, RCA 09026-68898-2, Stravinsky Sacre du Printemps (Grammy winning rec.)

           San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas conductor  (2nd Trumpet)

 

            World Library 3070, Transformation: Music for Organ and Other Instruments

            The Millenia Consort  (Trumpet Soloist on Copland’s Quiet City)

 

2000, WWCD Recordings, Americana

            Westwind Brass  (Trumpet)

 

           Wind Records 5302, Touching the Earth

           Matthew Lien  (Trumpet Soloist on “Kicking Up the Dirt”)

 

2002, Eroica Classical JDT3198, Music of the Californias

           Westwind Brass  (Trumpet)

 

2004, Eroica Classical JDT3109, The Old Euro Standard

           Westwind Brass  (Trumpet)

 

2005, LMP 3905, Jazztet  (Grammy nominated recording)

           Westwind Brass  (Trumpet)

 

2007, LMP ACM4257, Favorites

           Westwind Brass  (Trumpet)

 

2009, Telarc B002HWUU2M, Never Far Away, Music of Bright Sheng

           San Diego Symphony, Jahja Ling conductor  (2nd Trumpet)

 

2011, release TBA Westwind Brass recording