Dr. Angela Romero, a native of Southern California, began playing trumpet at age 13. Angela received her BA in music from Cal State Fullerton, and went on to receive a MM in performance from Mannes College of Music in New York City. While in New York, Angela held a position with the Da Capo Opera orchestra. Upon returning to California, she continued her studies at the University of Southern California, earning a DMA in 2011. In 2009, Angela held a position with the Atlanta Opera Orchestra in Georgia. As an active freelance player in Los Angeles, she has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Pacific Symphony, Pasadena Symphony, Long Beach Symphony, and renowned artists, such as Elton John, Earth Wind and Fire, Michael McDonald, Itzhak Perlman, and John Williams. In her spare time, Angela enjoys cooking, camping, fishing, tennis, kayaking, and spending time with her toddler and husband.