Tage Larsen joined the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as fourth/utility trumpet in 2002. He came from the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, where he served as second trumpet. Larsen was principal trumpet at the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, and he served as the solo cornet with the President’s Own U.S. Marine Band. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Michigan State University and did graduate work at the Eastman School of Music; he studied with Barbara Butler, who presently teaches at Northwestern University. Larsen is on the trumpet faculty of the DePaul University School of Music.
Larsen is a native of Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is the father of two young sons, Zachary and Ethan.