Paul Travers is a freshman trumpet performance major at UMass Amherst where he studies with Eric Berlin. He currently plays in the UMass Amherst Symphony Band. Paul is also a former member of the Empire State Youth Orchestra. When he isn't studying classical trumpet Paul can be found touring and playing with his ska band "Uncle Joel's Comb." Paul is very eager and excited to be the Boston Philharmonic Ambassador at UMass Amherst.