Thomas Verchot is a New York-based free-lance trumpeter. He has performed in New York with New York City Opera, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Musica Sacra, the Oratorio Society of New York, the Orchestra of St. Ignatius Loyola, the Orchestra of St. John the Divine, the Orchestra of St. Patrick’s, Philharmonia Virtuosi, New York City Symphony, Di Capo Opera, and the Amor Artis Orchestra. He has worked as a substitute on numerous Broadway productions. In the New York region, he has been a member of the New Philharmonic of New Jersey, the New Jersey Ballet Orchesrtra, and has played with many groups such as the New Jersey Symphony, Springfield (MA) Symphony, Greenwich (CT) Symphony, Greater Bridgeport (CT) Symphony, the Ridgefield (CT) Symphony and the Spoleto Festival Orchestra (Charleston, SC).
Internationally, Thomas has been a member of the Orquestra Filaromonica del Bajio in Guanajuato, Mexico, and was principal trumpet for the Spoleto Festival Orchestra in Spoleto, Italy for 6 seasons. Mr. Verchot has played for many years with the Orchestra of the S.E.M. Ensemble, and has been principal trumpet since 2008. He has been a member of Ostravska Banda since 2008.