Philip Clark, Kansas City Symphony. In addition to serving as associate principal trumpet, Clark is a member of the KC Brassworks. He has been a member of the Toledo Symphony, Utah Festival Opera, Crested Butte Music Festival and the Galliard Brass Ensemble. He holds doctorate and bachelor's degrees from the University of Georgia, and he earned his master's degree from the University of Michigan. His teachers include Armando Ghitalla (former principal trumpet of the Boston Symphony), Albert Ligotti (formerly of the New York Philharmonic), and Craig Parker (a Kansas State University faculty member).