Brandon Manning is a native of Brooklyn, NY and a graduate of the Crane School of Music (SUNY Potsdam). He received a Bachelors of Music in Trumpet Performance studying with Drs. John Ellis and Randolph Lee. Mr. Manning has performed with the Orchestra of Northern New York, the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, and the Litha Symphony Orchestra. Currently, Mr. Manning is a Residence Hall Director at SUNY Cortland while earning his Masters of Science degree in Student Affairs Administration at SUNY Binghamton. Mr. Manning actively freelances in Central New York and Long Island for various regional theaters and ensembles.