DANIEL ZEHRINGER is Associate Professor at Wright State University, where he serves as head of the Trumpet Studio and Brass Division, coordinator of the Faculty Brass Quintet, and conducts the Wright State University Trumpet Ensemble.
Zehringer received his Master of Music degree in Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music, as well as a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Bowling Green State University. While at Eastman, he served as Principal Trumpet of the world famous Eastman Wind Ensemble, and completed a critically acclaimed tour of Japan with the same group. Currently ABD, he is near completion of the DMA in Trumpet Performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Comfortable on stage as well as in the classroom, Daniel serves as Principal Trumpet of the Cincinnati Ballet Orchestra, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, and the Middletown Symphony Orchestra. In addition to his current orchestral positions, he has held Principal, Second, or Third Trumpet posts with the Dayton Philharmonic, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Richmond Symphony (IN), Adrian Symphony (MI), The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Greece Symphony (NY), and the Key West Symphony Orchestra. Zehringer is currently a regular section substitute with the Dayton Philharmonic, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
Zehringer is in demand as guest clinician and solo performing artist. In January of 2013 and 2015, he presented master classes in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece as part of the “Exploring Trumpet in Greece,” Collegiate Trumpet Symposium. Zehringer has been a featured soloist with the Springfield and Middletown Symphony Orchestras, and has presented master classes and recitals abroad in Italy, Japan, China, Australia, Canada and Greece.