Two additions to the musician roster have been announced by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: SAMUEL SCHLOSSER, principal trombone; and GINA HUGHES, piccolo and flute. They are the seventh and eighth new musicians hired to return the Atlanta Symphony to a complement of 88 musicians.
Samuel Schlosser was most recently principal trombone at the San Francisco Opera, and he has been a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. He received his training at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where he was a student of Nitzan Haroz, principal trombone in the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Gina Hughes was formerly acting second flute at the Houston Symphony. She has also performed with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, and Central City (Colo.) Opera. Hughes earned her bachelor’s degree at Manhattan School of Music as a student of Robert Langevin, principal flute in the New York Philharmonic. She holds a master’s degree from Rice University in Houston.
Posted January 18, 2017