Raymond Riccomini, currently serves as Second trumpet of the Metropolitan Opera orchestra, a position he has held since 2004, and Second trumpet of Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, since 2019. He has performed with the New York Philharmonic, American Symphony Orchestra and Charleston Symphony as guest principal trumpet, as well as with the Vienna Philharmonic. Raymond has also held the positions of Acting Associate Principal trumpet of the San Francisco Symphony, and Second trumpet of the New Jersey Symphony. Raymond has performed on numerous television and film soundtracks, including Steven Spielberg’s recent remake of West Side Story.
Raymond received degrees from the Mannes College of Music and the Manhattan School of Music, and has been a student of Vincent Penzarella and Philip Smith. Raymond currently serves on the faculty of Mannes College of Music, and Montclair State University.