WESLEY HOPPER, TROMBONE

Wesley Aaron Hopper is reinventing a rewarding career in the Los Angeles music industry. Before moving to LA in 2018, Wes spent 22 years freelancing in NYC/New England. He was often found performing in many of the areas foremost organizations including the Boston Ballet, Boston Philharmonic, Boston Pops, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Albany Symphony, Symphony New Hampshire and dozens of others. He maintains an active travel regiment holding positions in South Florida and substitute positions with some of the world’s finest organizations. He is a founding member of the Triton Brass, one of the country's premier brass quintets. In addition to his strictly artistic endeavors, Wes finds himself often occupied with the business of music. He is an active arranger, orchestrator and copyist often in the employ of organizations including the Boston Symphony/POPs Orchestra, PBS and Warner Brothers or with artists such as Mandy Patinkin, Cindy Lauper, Diana Ross, the Chieftains and countless others. He is familiar with the inner working of musical organizations small and large. He served on the Board of Directors of the Lexington Symphony and is the assistant personnel manager for Symphony New Hampshire a role he has filled on countless musical services throughout the U.S.

An avid boater, Wes has sailed the Eastern seaboard and even lived on a classic Pacemaker yacht across the mighty Hudson from Manhattan. Back on land, he also enjoys off-roading, fast cars, BBQ, woodworking and quality time with his partner, Meg, and their son, Matty.

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