Lauren Eberhart is currently Second Trumpet with the San Antonio Symphony, Assistant Principal Trumpet with the San Antonio Opera Orchestra and Third Trumpet with the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in Santa Cruz, California. She has performed as Acting Principal Trumpet of the San Antonio Symphony for the 2007-08 seasons and has also served as Second Trumpet with the Savannah Symphony. Solo performances include Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No.2 with the San Antonio Symphony and solo recitals throughout the country. She has been a guest Principal Trumpet for the Charleston (South Carolina) Symphony Orchestra numerous times and has performed as an extra with the Dallas Symphony on several occasions.
In addition to her playing duties, Lauren is adjunct instructor of trumpet at San Antonio College and has previously served as adjunct faculty at Texas A&M University, Kingsville and Savannah State Colleges. She has also performed extensively over the years with the San Antonio Brass and was a founding member of the Hemisphere Brass Quintet.
Lauren holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio, and a Master of Music degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Her principal teachers were the late Mary K. Squire, James Darling and Thomas Booth.
When she’s not playing the trumpet Lauren can be found enjoying time with her husband, Andrew, and daughter, Julia Gignac. She enjoys Yoga, swimming, hiking, reading, gardening and is a certified Reiki Master.