John Henry Lambert
DIRECTOR, Principal - Trumpet
John Henry Lambert is a trumpet performance graduate of the Manhattan School of Music. Immediately following college, he won a position in the trumpet section of Oquesta Sinfonica Del Estado De Mexico, and lived near Mexico City for two seasons. Upon returning to NYC, Mr. Lambert founded Gramercy Brass Orchestra of New York in 1982, and launched a career as trumpet performer, conductor and impresario.
With Gramercy Brass, John Lambert has worked with leading names in both the concert music world, the world of entertainment and the major corporate sector, and has guest conducted and consulted with bands and orchestra all over the United States.
Over the past 30 years Mr. Lambert has developed Polishing the Brass - programs in Music Education of Gramercy Brass Orchestra, which are sought after by students, educators and brass enthusiasts from around the globe.
Mr. Lambert served as the Director of Bands and trumpet instructor for the United Nations International School in NYC. He is a member of the Principal Brass Quintet of Gramercy Brass Orchestra, and in 2010 released a recording of trumpet solos performed at St Patrick's Cathedral in NYC with internationally renowned organ virtuoso, Stephen Tharp.