Justin Nurin

Trumpet Performance & Education

Originally from Annapolis, MD and currently based in Philadelphia, Justin Nurin is a passionate trumpet performer and educator. He is equally at home on the stage of large concert halls backing up international superstars; under the stage performing for national tours of Broadway shows; bugling at ceremonies, on horse tracks, in large stadiums, or at special events; or in front of eager students.

Get to Know Justin

Justin Nurin holds a BM from Boston University, MM from the University of Missouri – Columbia, and a Graduate Performance Diploma from Peabody Conservatory. While at Peabody, he completed additional courses and credits towards a Doctorate of Musical Arts. His main trumpet instructors included John Babcock, Joe Foley, Terry Everson, Stephen K. Bottom, and Wayne Cameron.

A Snapshot of Justin's Resume

Besides live performances, Mr. Nurin has been on many recordings and teaches all ages and levels of students and ensembles.


Peabody Conservatory,
Johns Hopkins University

Graduate Performance Diploma, Trumpet performance (with additional DMA credits)



Loyola University of Maryland Faculty

2022 - 2023


Carnegie Hall

New England Symphonic Ensemble, Principal and Section member at dozens of concerts

2003 - present


Sam Huss

Principal Trumpet, Richmond Symphony 

Bob Wagner

Owner, Jump City Music, Inc. & freelance performer

Dr. Harlan D. Parker

Conductor, Peabody Wind Ensemble; Coordinator, Music Education; Coordinator of Information Technology; Peabody Conservatory

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Mr. Nurin has performed with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Annapolis Symphony, Florida Orchestra, Sarasota Opera, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, South Florida Symphony, Brevard Symphony Orchestra, Ocala Symphony Orchestra, and Valdosta Symphony Orchestra. He performs regularly in famous theatres such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Boston’s Symphony Hall, and Washington D.C.’s National Theatre, among others. He has also performed with a number of national Broadway tours including South Pacific, West Side Story, Chicago, and Wicked; multiple tours with Mannheim Steamroller, Zelda Symphony of the Goddesses, Video Games Live, Harry Potter live; soloists Johnny Mathis, Connie Francis, Idina Menzel, Joan Rivers, and Don Rickles; rock legends The Who, Dennis DeYoung (and Styx), and Alan Parsons; and and many other national touring acts. He often performs with and was on staff of the AIMS Festival Orchestra in Graz, Austria. As a bugler, he has been honored to have been featured to sound TAPS at Arlington National Cemetery, Gettysburg National Cemetery, the National WWI memorial in Washington, DC, and for the Philadelphia Phillies; and with the All-Star Buglers and as soloist for televised premier horse races throughout the Mid Atlantic and New York City area.

     He has recorded with the Amit Peled; Baltimore Brass Quintet; University of Missouri Symphonic Wind Ensemble; Sunshine Brass Band; American Storyteller, Chris Chandler; regional indie rock bands Three Percent and Earthtone; fanfares for the Boston Celtics; and for the video game The Sims.

     In addition to performing, Mr. Nurin has extensive teaching experience: privately and in private and public schools in Boston, Tampa, Maryland, and central Missouri, and at the university level, including being on faculty at Loyla University of Maryland.

     Honors and awards include placing fifth at the 2002 International Trumpet Guild’s Competition and performing at the 2002 and 2003 National Trumpet Competition. Mr. Nurin received a Career Development Award from Peabody Conservatory in April 2006. In 2012, he was awarded a grant from the International Festival Society to return to the AIMS Festival, his fifth season.