AJ Cutright has carved a niche as the go-to wedding trumpeter in the Philadelphia region. Currently appearing with top-level bands such as Soul City Shakedown, Vibe Tribe, and Shorty Long and the Jersey Horns, AJ has established himself as a veteran wedding professional.
In over 10 years as a professional trumpeter, AJ has toured the East Coast, performed with the Pittsburgh Opera, and won numerous Honors Recital competitions. Personal career highlights include sharing the stage with WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino, playing under the baton of legendary violinist and maestro Sidney Harth, and providing music for the naturalization of 250 Western Pennsylvania residents for Pittsburgh's 250th Anniversary.
AJ earned the Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance in 2009 from the Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University and the Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Music in 2007 from Alderson-Broaddus College. Private teachers have included Charles Lirette, Dr. Timothy DeWitt, and DJ Graziani. Additional studies have included master classes with George Vosburgh, Bernard Adelstein, and Philip Smith.
A native of Clarksburg, West Virginia, AJ Cutright is now based in Quakertown, PA. AJ is also a licensed Realtor® with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Fox and Roach Realtors in Macungie, PA. When he is not performing or selling homes, AJ loves to spend his free time with his wife and two children. His hobbies include weightlifting, learning life hacks to make more effective use of his time, cooking things that taste like they should be terrible for you but aren't, and listening to wrestling podcasts.