Nicholas Ciulla

Assistant Principal Trumpet

Nicholas Ciulla is currently Assistant Principal Trumpet of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra in Birmingham, Alabama. Prior to his position in the ASO, Nicholas was as doctoral student of Dr. Christopher Moore at Florida State University. He completed his Masters Degree in Trumpet Performance at Wichita State University while serving as Dr. David Hunsicker’s Graduate Teaching Assistant. While in Wichita, Nicholas was Second Trumpet in the Wichita Symphony as well as a member of the Wichita State Faculty Brass Quintet. He completed his Bachelors of Music degree at Baldwin-Wallace University, while studying with Jack Sutte, second trumpet in the Cleveland Orchestra.  

While not on stage with the ASO, Nicholas can be found obnoxiously cheering for his favorite sports teams or walking his nine-pound white poodle, Liffey, with his wife Siobhán. 

BM in Trumpet Performance, Baldwin-Wallace University, 2012
MM in Trumpet Performance, Wichita State University, 2014
ASO Member Since 2015