William Harvey


Joined the orchestra: 1994

Portrait of William Harvey

William Harvey has been performing with California Symphony since 1994 and is also Principal Trumpet with the Oakland Symphony and Opera San Jose. He learned trumpet at public schools in his native Berkeley, attended San Francisco State, and holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Boston University. He lives in Oakland with his wife, California Symphony violinist Josepha Fath.

Joke that got this reaction in the photo

How do trumpet players traditionally greet each other? “Hi. I’m better than you.”