Long considered one of the most colorful fixtures on the classical music scene, John Cerminaro has played principal horn of the "CBS Television Orchestra" w/Alfred Wallenstein conducting and both New York and Los Angeles Philharmonics, under Leonard Bernstein and Carlo Maria Giulini, respectively. Mr. Cerminaro was principal horn for the debute concerts of the New York Philharmonic's "Live From Lincoln Center" and Leonard Bernstein's, "Young Peoples Concerts" at Avery Fisher Hall. He has taught French horn at the Juilliard School, the Aspen Music Festival and the California Institute for the Arts, and is widely known for his solo recordings ranging from Mozart's Four Horn Concertos to John Williams' score for the NBC Nightly News. Author of the "The Greater Glory" a treatise for performers, and a recently completed a manuscript entitled, "A Musician's Life Revealed", Mr. Cerminaro's teaching background includes being the Landsdowne Lecturer at Victoria College and "The Business of Music" seminar, weekly at The Juilliard School. In addition to playing guest principal horn with many American orchestras, such as the Dallas, Houston, Milwaukee and Seattle symphony orchestras, John Cerminaro was appointed principal horn of "The All Star Symphony Orchestra" during its inaugural season in 2012, recording eight live televised concerts in Manhattan, all still in syndication and available worldwide online or via DVD. In 2015, Mr. Cerminaro turned his attention to an internet video teaching series as well as the creation of a new line of mouthpieces in collaboration with Tim Van Gijsegem of Maelstrom Mouthpieces in Geraardsbergen, Belgium. John Cerminaro and his wife Charlotte maintain homes in Seattle and Aspen, where they reside with their two children.