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  • George Curran

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    George Curran

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    George Curran became the bass trombonist of the New York Philharmonic in June 2013 after serving in that role with the orchestra during the previous season. Prior to that, he was a member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and a fellow with the New World Symphony. He has also performed with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the Detroit and Cincinnati Symphonies, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Gerard Schwarz's All-Star Orchestra, and many other renowned ensembles.

     

    A native of Farmington Hills, Michigan, George Curran received his bachelor’s degree in music education on euphonium from Central Michigan University and a master’s degree in performance on bass trombone from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. His principal teachers have included John Rojak and Peter Norton. He is an S.E. Shires Trombone artist and plays on his own line of mouthpieces by Ultimate Brass. He is on the faculty of Rutgers University, Manhattan School of Music, and Mannes School of Music.

     


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