Thomas Siders joined the BSO as Assistant Principal Trumpet in January 2010 and was promoted to Associate Principal Trumpet in 2015. He is currently a member of the trumpet faculties at The Boston Conservatory, Boston University, and New England Conservatory. An active clinician, Mr. Siders has presented masterclasses at The Boston Conservatory, Louisiana State University, Miami University (OH), New England Conservatory, Northwestern University, and Rice University. Mr. Siders received degrees from The University of Texas at Austin and Rice University, where he studied with Ray Sasaki and Marie Speziale, respectively. Prior to his appointment to the BSO, Mr. Siders was a New World Symphony Fellow. He was also a Tanglewood Music Center Fellow in 2008 and 2009.