Musician Profiles

Geoffrey Bergler

Since Geoffrey Bergler's first solo appearance at age seventeen with the Boston Symphony, he has appeared as trumpet soloist with numerous groups including four solo appearances with the Seattle Symphony, as well as appearances with the Northwest Chamber Orchestra, Tacoma Symphony, Tacoma Concert Band and the Eastern Switzerland Chamber Orchestra.

In addition, Mr. Bergler has written and arranged works for groups as diverse as the Canadian Brass, Chicago Pro Musica, the Pacific Northwest Ballet, and the Charlie Byrd Trio.

His highly regarded works have been heard on PBS and CBC radio and television as well as CBS, Musical Heritage and Antigua records and the feature film The Couch Trip.

More than 20 of his works are published by Cherry Classics and Warner Brothers.

Mr. Bergler has been a member of the Seattle Symphony trumpet section since 1989 and holds his Bachelor and Master’s degrees from The Juilliard School.

Since 2006 Jeff has worked part-time in the Oregon wine industry in a variety of tasting room and cellar-hand roles.

October 2009 marked his fourth harvest working in the Willamette Valley helping make wine: predominately the Pinot Noirs that area is known for.
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