Betsy Bright has been a member of the Tucson Symphony trumpet section since 2003. Originally from Columbia, South Carolina, Betsy studied at the Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA. She graduated summa cum laude in 2003 with a Bachelor of Music in trumpet performance and a minor in composition, earning the Conservatory Award and the Symphony Orchestra award. Betsy has performed with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Phoenix Symphony, Arizona Opera, Britt Festival Orchestra, American Wind Symphony, Hot Springs Music Festival, and Bay View Music Festival. Betsy is also a deeply committed trumpet teacher. She has maintained a private trumpet studio since 1997 and she is a founder and instructor for Tucson Summer Brass Workshop. She is married to TSO principal tuba, David Morgan. They live with their adorable sons, Max and Oliver, and their Italian Greyhound, Giuseppe.