Boston Symphony Orchestra's Principal Trumpeter to Retire in 2006

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Charles Schlueter, principal trumpet for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, will retire at the end of the 2006 Tanglewood season, the Boston Globe reports.

Schlueter has been with the orchestra since 1981. Seiji Ozawa, during his tenure as music director, tried to fire him, but Schlueter appealed the decision and won.

He has also been principal trumpet with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Milwaukee Symphony, and the Kansas City Philharmonic, and has played with the Cleveland Orchestra.


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