Steven Pride

Instrument: Trumpet

Education: Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Hometown: Maryville, Missouri

Current neighborhood: West Chester, Ohio

Joined the CSO in 1980

Other professional experiences: Adjunct Professor of Trumpet at Miami University

Current playlist: Vintage recordings on vinyl of Maurice André, Doc Severinsen, Chet Baker and other legendary trumpeters.  I’ve also revived my LP collection from years ago; it’s like meeting old friends again.

Favorite food: Pecan pie.

Hobbies: Fishing, hiking, running, basically anything outdoors.  I’m also a barbecue aficionado – smoked meats are my specialty.