Matthew Russo, trombonist & educator

Instructor of Trombone, University of Connecticut

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  • benedetto marcello sonata movement three

    Here is a sample of the third movement of Benedetto Marcello’s Sonata for Violoncello and Continuo in G minor, recorded live, November 19, 2011 in Yale’s Sudler Recital Hall, assisted by Melody Quah, piano.

  • benedetto marcello sonata

    Here is a sample of the first two movements of Benedetto Marcello’s Sonata for Violoncello and Continuo in G minor. These two movements were recorded live, November 19, 2011 in Yale’s Sudler Recital Hall. I am joined in this performance by Melody Quah, piano.

  • recital – march 31, 8pm

    Just a quick note to announce my Degree Recital on March 31, at 8pm in Yale’s Sprague Recital Hall. Repertoire to be announced!

  • parable – persichetti

    I decided it was time to post a new sound byte – this one being from this past May’s Trombone Studio Recital at Yale. It’s a recording of Parable XVIII for Trombone, Op. 133 by Vincent Persichetti.

  • technological marvels

    Thank you all for streaming the concert yesterday! I had 9 viewers online and about 30 people in the audience. Not bad for a show during Thanksgiving Recess and in direct competition with the Yale|Harvard football game (which is a pretty big deal). It’s amazing how easy it was to stream the concert, after dealing…

  • livestreaming slidebone – november 19 2pm

  • slidebone for trombone solo

    This weekend on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 2pm in Sudler Recital Hall located in Yale University’s William H. Harkness Hall, I will be premiering Erik Nielsen’s new work for trombone Slidebone for trombone solo. The concert will be recorded, and may be live streamed as the date approaches. Come or listen if you can, or…

  • slidebone: preparing for the premiere

    On Saturday November 19, 2011, I will be performing a solo recital at 2:00pm in Sudler Recital Hall which is located in Willam H. Harkness at 100 Wall Street on Yale University’s campus. On this concert I will present the world premiere of a new work for trombone solo by Erik Neilsen titled “Slidebone.” This three…

  • Upcoming Recital

    Hello all! Just writing in quickly here to tell you about an upcoming solo recital of mine. The recital will be Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 2:00pm in Yale University’s Sulder Hall which is located in Harkness Hall (100 wall street, 06501). Featuring the music of Weber, Marcello, Ewazen, and Hornoff, the recital also marks…

  • final concert at norfolk – böhme sextet

    This Saturday, August 13 at 10:30 a.m. marks the final concert for the Young Artist Performance Series at Norfolk this summer. The Excalibur Brass will be performing the first, second and final movement from Oskar Böhme’s Sextet which calls for three trumpets, horn, trombone and tuba. We will be taking the stage with Yale faculty…

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