Jack Sutte


Jack Sutte, who joined the Cleveland Orchestra as second trumpet in 1999, was born in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, and studied at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where he earned a bachelor of music degree, and at the Juilliard School in New York, completing his master’s degree there. As an alumnus of the Aspen Festival, he was also influenced by Chris Gekker. Sutte has performed as soloist in concerts with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the New World Symphony, and the Haddonfield Symphony. He made his international debut as a soloist in Argentina in 1995. Along with his orchestral work, Sutte is a passionate chamber musician and is devoted to the entire spectrum of repertory for his instrument. He teaches at the Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music in Ohio and regularly participates in the Musical Rainbow Concerts that the Cleveland Orchestra offers for young audiences.

August 2012