Cindy Gould has been a member of the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra since 1985 and became principal trumpet in 2001. Additionally she serves as the librarian and personnel manager of FSO as well as office manager. She also maintains a private studio and freelances in the northern Arizona area. She is a member of the NAU Elden Brass (faculty brass quintet) and also performs with the Flagstaff Symphony Brass Quintet. She has taught trumpet and liberal studies classes at Kansas State University, Wright State University and Northern Arizona University. She is an alumna of the Aspen Music Festival.
While living in Cincinnati she was a member of the Cincinnati Ballet Orchestra, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Hamilton Symphony Orchestra, and Ohio Valley Brass Quintet. Additionally she regularly performed with the Cincinnati Symphony, Cincinnati Opera and Cincinnati May Festival Orchestras. In Seattle she was a member of the Washington Brass Ensemble, Bellevue Philharmonic, and Washington Wind Symphony and additionally performed with the Seattle Symphony and Evergreen Brass Quintet.
She has also performed in the 1996 and 1998 Arizona Opera productions of Wagner’s Ring Cycle. Her teachers include Louis Ranger, Susan Slaughter, Marie Speziale, and Philip Collins.