Trombonist Haim Avitsur, who joined the Hartt School, University of Hartford, as Associate Professor of Trombone beginning in 2016–17, has premiered over 100 new pieces, encompassing a broad range of styles from solo trombone to chamber music and orchestra. Mr. Avitsur is also on the Classical Trombone faculty at Manhattan School of Music, NYC and an adjunct low brass faculty member at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, New York. In 2005 he founded the Summer Trombone Workshop, which has a U.S. residency at Temple University in Philadelphia. In the summers of 2007 and 2008, the Summer Trombone Workshop had a second residency in Taiwan.
Mr. Avitsur is a member of the New York Brass Arts Trio, made up of three virtuoso soloists who came together to revolutionize the brass trio repertoire and hailed as the first brass group to play with the sensitivity and musicality of a string quartet. Trumpeter Joe Burgstaller, french hornist David Jolley, and trombonist Haim Avitsur have forged together classical, light classical, and classical/jazz masterworks of all eras and adapted them for this versatile instrumentation.
Many of Mr. Avitsur’s recordings are available on iTunes, Spotify and YouTube. For more about Mr. Avitsur please visit www.haimavitsur.com
Mr.Avitsur publishes his arrangements with Saker Music since 2020.