Russ Gaffney Trumpet is a wedding musician based in Greensboro, NC. This seasoned instrumentalist performs elegant trumpet music to serve as the soundtrack for each couple’s special day. A specialist in various types of trumpets including the Piccolo, Bb, and Flugelhorn, Russ creates an ambient sound during meaningful ceremonies. Russ first picked up the trumpet in 1976 and fell in love with the instrument. He studied music education at Winthrop College and later earned his master’s degree in trumpet performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He currently teaches and performs with ensembles and as a soloist, and he has even shared the stage with legends such as Dizzy Gillespie. Throughout his career, Russ Gaffney has performed at more than 500 weddings. He cherishes the opportunity to share special moments with each couple as they exchange vows. Russ specializes in playing classical music during the prelude, processional, and recessional. He is happy to perform as needed and is also available to play at the rehearsal.