Sigmund Hering is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, Vienna. In 1923, he became the first trumpet in the Cleveland Orchestra, and in 1925 accepted a similar position with the Philadelphia Orchestra under the leadership of Leopold Stokowski. Mr. Hering remained a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra for forty years, retiring under the baton of Eugene Ormandy. Mr. Hering was on the faculty of the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia and taught privately. His books of study have been published throughout the United States and Europe.
The Sigmund Hering Trumpet Course is a melodic method for class, private, or supplementary study.