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Lertkiat Chongjirajitra is currently a Principal Trumpet of Bangkok Symphony and Siam Philharmonic Orchestras as well as a Trumpet Professor at the Faculty of Music, Silpakorn University.
is also a founded member, leader and manager of Bangkok Brass Quintet
has appeared as a soloist with The Bangkok Symphony, Nusantara Symphony, Chulalongkorn University Symphony, National Symphony, Galyani Vadhana Institute
, HK Tak Min Philharmonic and Siam Philharmonic Orchestras, as well as the, Bangkok Silpakorn Wind Orchestra, Hong Kong Chamber Wind Philharmonia, Silpakorn University Wind Orchestra, 2005 and 2010 International Trumpet Guild Conference.
has also performed with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Malaysian Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony and Macao Orchestras.
Born in Bangkok, Thailand, he had entered to Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University and graduated with an honor in Composition major.
had taken lessons and master classes with several world famous trumpeters such as Wynton Marsalis, Stephen Burns, Henry Nowak, Pierre Dutot, Rob Roy McGregor, James Thompson, Douglas Prosser, Konradin Groth, Mark Gould, Thomas Stevens, Jon Dante, Zden?k Šedivý and Håkan Hardenberger.
In September 2000, he
was awarded scholarship to studying at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
under Laurence Gargan.
Since 1996, he
had been participating with the Asian Youth Orchestra (AYO) for Asian, European, North American and Australian tour with Maestro Sirgiu Comissiona and Maestro Richard Pontzious.
Lertkiat studied trumpet with Professor Edmund Cord and Edward Hoffman during his seven summers with AYO.