Born and raised in Los Angeles, ERICK JOVEL (trumpet) is an active freelance musician with versatility ranging from orchestral to jazz and other commercial music. He has performed with orchestra such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony, Malaysian Philharmonic, Long Beach Symphony, Santa Barbara Symphony, wild Up, Glendale Philharmonic, Riverside Philharmonic, Southeast Symphony, Marina Del Rey Symphony, Centerstage Opera, Pacific Opera Project, and several musical theater companies. Erick has performed as featured soloist for The Capitol Ensemble, Masters University Wind Ensemble, Symphony Irvine, UCLA Philharmonia. He also performs with various international Latin artists such as Andy Montañez, Tony Vega, Yari Moré, Sonora Dinamita, Sonora Caliente, and Orquesta Tabaco y Ron. Erick earned a bachelor’s degree in music performance from CSUN, a Master of Music degree from UCLA and is currently pursuing his Doctoral of Musical Arts at the USC Thornton School of Music. His primary teachers have included David Washburn, Jens Lindemann, and Thomas Hooten.
Erick Jovel serves as Professor of Trumpet at Loyola Marymount University. He is Trumpet Teaching Artist for Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) at the EXPO Center.