ANTHONY TRIONFO (’16) 22, born in Las Vegas, Nevada, is a first prize winner of the 2017 Young Concert Artists International Auditions. Mr. Trionfo recently completed his bachelor’s degree from the Colburn Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of James Walker, where he will continue his studies as a master’s degree student. As a soloist, Mr. Trionfo has performed concertos with ensembles including Colburn Orchestra, Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra, "President's Own" Marine Band, and Las Vegas Philharmonic. During the 2017-2018 season, Mr. Trionfo will perform in recital on national tour including venues in New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. This is his second summer at the Music Academy of the West.