David Washburn is a Yamaha Performing Artist and is the principal trumpet of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and associate principal trumpet of the LA Opera Orchestra. He has served as principal trumpet and soloist with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. He has numerous motion picture soundtracks to his credit, including The Amazing Spiderman, Karate Kid, Avatar, The Legend of Zorro, Troy, A Beautiful Mind, Windtalkers, The Perfect Storm, Titanic and Deep Impact. He is a member of the faculty at Chapman University, Biola University, UC-Irvine, CSU Long Beach and Azusa Pacific University. He received his Masters of Music, with distinction, from the New England Conservatory of Music and his Bachelor of Music from the USC Thornton School of Music. He has been a featured soloist with the Los Angeles and St. Louis Philharmonics; the Los Angeles, San Diego and South Bay Chamber Orchestras; the Berkeley, Burbank and Glendale Symphonies; and the New York Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center, as well as at the Santa Fe, La Jolla and Music@Menlo chamber music festivals.