Benjamin Herrington, Trombone
As one of New York's leading trombonists, Mr. Herrington has performed with such
notables as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New Millennium
Ensemble, Continuum!, St. Lukes Orchestra, New Jersey Opera, Philharmonia
Virtuosi and the Sospeso Ensemble. He has toured worldwide in various groups
under the batons of Leonard Bernstein, Semyon Bychkov, Valery Gergiev, James
DePriest, and Christoph Eschenbach. Prolific in the world of brass chamber
music, Mr. Herrington has collaborated with the American, New York, Wisconsin,
Manhattan, Eastern and Saturday Brass Quintets.
Born in Mississippi to a family of music teachers, he graduated in 1986 with
performance honors from New England Conservatory, studying with John Swallow. He
completed his graduate studies at Juilliard in 1990 under the tutelage of Per
Brevig. Mr. Herrington shares his experience and enthusiasm for music as a
teacher at Princeton University. He has recorded for Channel Classics, BMG, CRI,
Koch, Barking Pumpkin, and Musical Heritage Society. Active in many of the
Broadway pit orchestras, Mr. Herrington recently concluded a three-year run with
the hit musical "Urinetown".
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