Connor Thurman is a 17 year old senior trumpet player at Friendswood High school. Connor started playing trumpet in 6th grade band, and has made region band and orchestra every year since 7th grade, as well as the TMEA 6A All-State Symphonic Band in 2019. He was a member of HYS last year and a member of BAYS for two years. Connor won the BAYS concerto contest in 2018 and performed Hummel’s trumpet concerto with the orchestra the following year. He attended AFA in the summer of 2019, and would have attended Brevard this past summer. Connor also got to perform a concert in Carnegie Hall with the Honors Performance Series Orchestra in 2017. Connor plays in the Friendswood High School Wind Ensemble under Brett Nelson, and takes lessons from Richard Harris. Outside of playing trumpet, Connor enjoys playing frisbee and spending time outdoors.