John Thiessen


John Thiessen appears as soloist and principal trumpet with Tafelmusik, Philharmonia Baroque, American Bach Soloists, Trinity Baroque Orchestra, and the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra. He has also performed under Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Ton Koopman, Jordi Savall, Andrew Parrott and the late Christopher Hogwood. Mr. Thiessen serves on the faculties of Juilliard’s Historical Performance department, the American Bach Soloists Academy, and Oberlin College’s Baroque Performance Institute. He has recorded extensively for Sony Classical Vivarte, Telarc, EMI, BMG, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, London Decca, Analekta, CBC, Tafelmusik Media and Denon.