Praised by the San Francisco Chronicle for his “unforgettable display of virtuosity,” trumpeter Dominic Favia is equally comfortable on modern and historical instruments. Originally from Vienna, Virginia, he has a Master’s of Music Degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of studying under Adam Luftman. Mr. Favia received a bachelor's degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying with Michael Sachs. While in Cleveland, he also was actively involved in the Case/CIM Baroque Orchestra, performing on both trumpet and harpsichord under the direction of Julie Andrijeski. His baroque trumpet teachers include Barry Bauguess and Stanley Curtis. Mr. Favia has performed baroque trumpet with the American Bach Soloists and has attended the Oregon Bach Festival’s Berwick Academy. As a modern musician, he has attended the 2016 Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina, the National Repertory Orchestra in Breckenridge, Colorado in 2014, and the National Orchestral Institute in College Park, Maryland in 2012. He has performed on NPR’s From the Top program and made a solo appearance with the United States Navy Band. When he is not playing trumpet, Mr. Favia spends time building harpsichords.