Charles Schlueter was the principal trumpeter of the Boston Symphony Orchestra for 25 years. He officially studied at the Julliard School under William Vacchiano.
Although he was with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for many years, Charles Schlueter also played for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the Kansas City Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra.
He loves to teach and he is currently teaching at the New England Conservatory of Music. Some of the students he has helped gain great success are Matthew Sonneborn, Andrew Balio, Jeffery Work, David Bamote and Roderick Macdonald, to name a few.
He also successful sold four solo albums under the Kleos Classical label. Charles Schlueter has received many awards and he founded the Charles Schlueter Foundation that helps to encourage brass players to take that extra step in learning the instrument and participate in the culture of brass instruments and what they bring to music.