Chris Coletti, trumpet

Christopher Coletti

Assistant Professor, Music Performance
School: School of Music
Speciality: Trumpet

Chris Coletti, trumpet

Chris Coletti is an internationally acclaimed trumpet soloist, chamber music and orchestral musician.  Famous for his work with Canadian Brass from 2009-2019, Chris has been Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Ithaca College School of Music since 2018 and principal trumpet of the Hunstville Symphony since 2008.

Hailed as “… a technical superstar and household name…” by conductor/composer Paul Haas, and “One of the most remarkable double (music) threats… a brilliant trumpeter and imaginative arrangerby  David Srebnik of Sirius XM, Chris Coletti has performed and/or recorded with some of the biggest names in music. Internationally renowned for his 10 years with Canadian Brass (2009-19), Chris has also performed with artists ranging from the Metropolitan Opera Brass and New York Philharmonic Brass to Kanye West and Quincy Jones.

At Ithaca College, you'll find Coletti teaching one-on-one trumpet lessons, conducting Contemporary Ensemble and coaching chamber music.