.... a performer who has appeared worldwide on the stages of most major concert venues, music festivals, and international music conferences, is widely acknowledged as one of the pre-eminent trumpeters and clinicians of today. He was a child prodigy who began his career as a soloist at the age of ten. By age twelve Ron was a member of his family’s band, the Romm-Antics, performing on live radio and television, and at eighteen he was already a veteran freelance trumpeter in Los Angeles, performing regularly with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and the Los Angeles Brass Quintet.
Mr. Romm attended The Juilliard School in New York where he earned Bachelor and Masters Degrees and studied with William Vacchiano, legendary teacher and former Principal Trumpeter of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. In New York City, Mr. Romm established himself as a top freelance musician performing with every type and style of musical organization from the New York Brass Society to the New York Philharmonic to the Radio City Music Hall Symphony Orchestra to Broadway shows.
In 1971, Ronald Romm joined the newly formed Canadian Brass, which later established itself as the premiere brass ensemble in the world. In June of 2000, he retired from the group after participating in over 4,500 concerts, 60 recordings, numerous television concert specials, videos, and hundreds of master classes. He has performed with major orchestras and with the greatest living conductors in the world. Ron has shared the stage in live performance and recorded CDs with leading artists including Wynton Marsalis, Arturo Sandoval, Jon Faddis, Doc Severinsen, and brass performers from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Berlin Philharmonic. As an educator, Ronald Romm has contributed to the growth of brass performance through hundreds of student clinics and master classes worldwide.
In 2002 Mr. Romm accepted the distinguished position of Professor of Trumpet at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a position he holds proudly.
Ronald and his wife and long time partner, Steinway Artist Avis, continue an active concert career as a spectacular Trumpet and Piano duo. The Romms present their stage show “A Trumpeter’s Dream” worldwide. The latest exciting concert endeavors for The Ronald and Avis Romm Trumpet and Piano Duo are their spectacular Trumpet, Piano and Symphony Orchestra Pops Show and their “Christmas Pops with the Romms”, as well as concert/masterclass tours of France and Italy in spring of 2014.
Meditations for Trumpet CD was released by Opening Day Entertainment Group in 2012, and launched in the top ten list of the Billboard Charts.
Avis, Ron and their trumpeter son Aaron also appear in concert and on recording as The Romm Trio.
Ronald Romm is a Yamaha Artist/Clinician.