A native of St. Louis, Wayne J. du Maine currently performs with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Brooklyn and Long Island Philharmonics, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra, New York City Opera, New York Big Brass, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and with contemporary music ensembles such as Speculum Musicae, Sospeso, and ST-X Xenakis. Mr. du Maine is a member of the Manhattan Brass and with Mercury, Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, and the Brooklyn Philharmonic Brass Quintets, he is dedicated to performing and introducing live music to thousands of school children in the NYC area, NJ and PA. Wayne has worked with a broad spectrum of artists ranging from Leonard Bernstein and Leonard Slatkin to Hank Jones, Wynton and Branford Marsalis, Patti Lupone and Audra MacDonald.  He can be heard on recordings with the New York Philharmonic, Met Opera Orchestra, numerous commercials, motion pictures and with Prince on his New Power Soul recording. 

Mr. du Maine is on the faculty of Columbia and Princeton Universities. At the Juilliard School, Wayne teaches trumpet in the Music Advancement Program, serves as a teaching assistant in the Instrumental Music Program and the Academy, a joint program including Carnegie Hall, The Weill Music Institute and Juilliard.  He is also on the conducting faculty of the Elisabeth Murrow String Camp.

Mr. du Maine has performed at music festivals in Aspen, Spoleto, Tanglewood, Vermont Mozart, Bowdoin, Marlboro, Berkshire Choral, and the Manchester (VT) Music Festival.  He has been a member of the pit orchestras for Titanic, Music Man, Man of La Mancha and.Fiddler on the Roof, where he was also an associate conductor. Wayne is currently associate conductor and trumpeter for the new revival of the Broadway classic; South Pacific. Highlights of recent performances include the Boys Choir of Harlem, Take 6, Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society, the Pittsburgh Collective, American Ballet Theater, Bernadette Peters and the rock band, Jesus H. Christ, where he plays keyboards.

A member of two softball leagues in Central Park, Wayne resides in Manhattan with his wife, Sharon.


Wayne du Maine - Trumpet

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