Mark J. Inouye is one of a very select group of trumpeters equally at home in the worlds of classical and jazz music. Inouye currently performs with the San Francisco Symphony but has also held principal trumpet positions with the Houston and Charleston Symphonies. He has performed under the baton of Kurt Masur with the New York Philharmonic and Zubin Mehta with The Israel Philharmonic. As a soloist, he performed the Tartini Violin Concerto arranged for trumpet with the Houston Symphony and the Haydn and Tomasi Concerti with the New World Symphony. He has also appeared with the Tanglewood Wind Ensemble under Seiji Ozawa in volumes 3 and 4 of the video production, Marsalis on Music, performing the Carnival of Venice Variations and the Hummel Trumpet Concerto.