Trumpeter Scott Macomber served as acting third trumpet of the San Francisco Symphony for the 2009–10 season. He also holds positions as principal trumpet of the Napa Valley Symphony, co-principal trumpet of the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra, and as second trumpet of the Santa Rosa Symphony and the Sacramento Philharmonic.
Macomber also performs as a substitute/extra with the San Francisco Opera. He holds degrees from Northwestern University—where he studied with Vincent Cichowicz—and from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where he studied with David Burkhart.Macomber is an active chamber musician, recitalist and soloist. He has performed with the Empyrean Ensemble, the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players and the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra. In 1998 Scott co-founded the San Francisco Brass Company, a brass quintet devoted to performing an eclectic array of music from many genres. As principal trumpet of the Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra, Macomber has appeared as a soloist on many occasions. He is on faculty with the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Preparatory Division and the UC Davis Department of Music.