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Edward P. Altshuler

May 30, 1942 — February 18, 2020

Edward Paul Altshuler, of Ellenville, New York, passed away February 18, 2020 at age 77. 

 

He was raised in Sharon, Massachusetts and went on to become an accomplished musician, studying trumpet with principal players of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic. 

 

During his career, he performed with a number of Broadway shows, and with opera and ballet companies in the New York City area.  After a later move, he was a member of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic for over 20 years.  During that time, he also played in Tudor Brass Players of New York, and designed and developed his own line of trumpet mouthpieces, Resonance Brass.  

 

Edward's later life included a second career as a guidance counselor at Rondout Valley High School.

 

He is survived by sons Eric Altshuler and Benjamin Altshuler and brother Michael (Myrna) and by Anne Altshuler and Sally Minich.

 

Interment will be private. 

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