Originally from Massachusetts, Adam Luftman is currently the Principal Trumpet of both the San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Ballet Orchestras. Prior to moving to SF in 2007, Adam held positions with the Baltimore Symphony, New World Symphony in Miami, and Civic Orchestra of Chicago. He has been a featured soloist with a number of orchestras across the country and is member of the National Brass Ensemble and The Bay Brass.

An active and passionate educator, Adam is currently on the faculties of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, UC Berkeley, and San Francisco State University. He has presented masterclasses all over the country including at The Curtis Institute of Music, New England Conservatory, Cleveland Institute of Music, New World Symphony, and Tanglewood. He is an honors graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Interlochen Arts Academy, and joined SFCMP in 2010.