Since Geoffrey Bergler's first solo appearance at age seventeen with the Boston Symphony, he has been heard as trumpet soloist with numerous ensembles including the Seattle Symphony, Northwest Chamber Orchestra, Tacoma Symphony, Tacoma Concert Band and Eastern Switzerland Chamber Orchestra.
In addition, Mr. Bergler has written and arranged pieces for groups as diverse as the Canadian Brass, Chicago Pro Musica, the Pacific Northwest Ballet, and the Charlie Byrd Trio. His highly regarded works have been heard on PBS and CBC radio and television as well as on CBS, Musical Heritage and Antigua records, and in the feature film “The Couch Trip”. More than 20 of his works are published by Cherry Classics and Warner Brothers.
A graduate of The Juilliard School where he earned both Bachelor and Master’s degrees, Mr. Bergler was a member of the Seattle Symphony trumpet section from 1989 through 2017.
A wine enthusiast, he now works in the Dundee Hills of Oregon where he has helped craft predominately Pinot Noir, the varietal for which the Willamette Valley is best known.