Justin Bernardi

Keller, Texas

Curtis Institute of Music, Masters in Music, August 2022-Present
Curtis Institute of Music, Bachelors in Music-Trumpet Performance, May 2022

Town of Dillon Chair

Justin Bernardi, from Keller, Texas, attends the Curtis Institute of Music and studies Trumpet Performance with David Bilger. His teachers also include Jeff Curnow, Craig Knox, Jeff Lang, and Paul Krzywicki. Justin is a two-year member of NRO and NOI. He performed with the Patriot Brass Ensemble and freelances in the Philadelphia and Dallas areas. Justin was a National Symphony Orchestra semifinalist. Justin enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and baseball.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
I like to play video games, watch and read manga and anime, and I like to play baseball and was a pitcher.

Name three of your favorite composers:
Nathan Bales, Gustav Mahler, Arban

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?
Being with my friends

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
Getting to spend time with my friends and play in orchestra. And meeting new people through the program.