Raymond Riccomini currently serves as Second trumpet of the Metropolitan Opera orchestra, a position he has held since 2004. He has performed with the New York Philharmonic and Charleston Symphony as guest principal trumpet and has also held the positions of Acting Associate Principal trumpet of the San Francisco Symphony, Second trumpet in the New Jersey Symphony and principal trumpet of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. Mr. Riccomini was a founding member of the Manhattan Brass Quintet and a winner in the 1993 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. He received degrees from the Mannes College of Music (where he is on the faculty) and the Manhattan School of Music. He released his debut solo album, The Inner Voice, in 2010.