Since moving to Los Angeles in 2000, Dustin McKinney has maintained an active performing career encompassing nearly all music styles. These experiences include symphonies (Santa Barbara Symphony and Hollywood Bowl Orchestra), chamber music, Broadway shows, recording, and jazz ensembles. He is also the principal trumpet of the Golden State Pops Orchestra, lead trumpet of daKAH Hip Hop Orchestra, and subs in the Disneyland Band. In addition to his demanding performance schedule, he is a sought after private teacher and brass coach. Dustin hails from Des Moines, IA and attended DePaul University in Chicago, IL.