David Krauss is the Principal Trumpet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and occupies the Beth W. and Gary A. Glynn endowed chair. He has appeared as guest principal trumpet with the Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic and was a featured soloist with the All Star Orchestra. A native of Long Island, NY, he earned both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School. David and his wife Kristen, who is a violinist, founded Berkshire Summer Music - a piano and strings program for talented young musicians. Having raised their four children in New York City, they someday hope to have a single minute of solitude together.