Justin Bain

Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, Justin Bain has performed in all 48 contiguous states and around the world. His experiences range from playing ‘40s swing music with the Glenn Miller Orchestra to playing classical repertoire with the Houston Grand Opera. Justin graduated with a Master of Music from Juilliard in the spring of 2022 and is excited to be joining the … Read More

Yaoji Giuseppe Fu

Giuseppe was appointed as 2nd trombone of the Jacksonville Symphony in January 2023, at the same time, completing his undergraduate degree at the Juilliard School in May 2023. Born in Hong Kong, Giuseppe first started his trombone journey with Mr. Jarod Vermette, Principal Trombone of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in 2012. He moved to New York City in 2016 … Read More

Chris Graham

What do you want patrons to know about you? An interesting fact is that my brother Patrick is also a musician in the Jacksonville Symphony. It’s pretty rare for siblings to end up in the same orchestra. Do you have any pre-concert rituals or routines? Before concerts, I like to try to eat a healthy meal and go for a … Read More

Chris Bassett

What do you want patrons of the Symphony to know about you? I really like whacky socks. Sadly, I can’t wear them in concert with a tux. Do you have any pre-concert rituals or routines? We have an amazing emergency exit stairwell located right behind the hall that some of us brass musicians like to warm-up in. So if you … Read More