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Guest Recital: Peter Steiner, Trombone

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At the age of 23, Italian trombonist Peter Steiner was appointed Trombonist of the Vienna State Opera and Vienna Philharmonic for the 2016-2017 season. On the international stage, he is the second prize winner of the 2015 SliderAsia Tenor Trombone Competition in Hong Kong. In 2014, he was a Finalist in three competitions held by the International Trombone Association, including the Lewis van Haney-Tenor Trombone Orchestral Excerpt Competition, the Frank Smith-Tenor Trombone Competition and the Robert Marsteller-Tenor Trombone Competition.

Steiner released his debut album UNITED under the HELLOSTAGE Label in January 2017, in collaboration with Hsiao-Ling Lin (piano) and Silver Ainomäe (cello). Following the official release, he toured the US extensively on a three week CD Release tour, giving 19 recitals at some of the most prestigious conservatories and universities in the US.

In addition to the Vienna State Opera/Vienna Philharmonic, Mr. Steiner was Principal Trombonist with the Colorado Symphony for the 2014-2015 season and performed as guest Principal Trombone of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Dallas Symphony Orchestra. In 2014, he was Assistant Principal for Joseph Alessi at a benefit concert with musicians from the New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra at Carnegie Hall.

In collaboration with the InnStrumenti (Austria), Mr. Steiner gave the world premiere of Eric Ewazen’s Visions of Light (Chamber Orchestra Version) in the fall of 2016. During the ITF 2016, he appeared as soloist with the Juilliard Trombone Choir. He was also a featured soloist with the Austrian Youth Brass Band at the European Brass Band Championship 2010 in Linz (Austria). Other solo performances have taken him to North and South America, Europe, and Asia.

Mr. Steiner began his studies at the Music Conservatory in his hometown of Bolzano, Italy before continuing his study at The Mozarteum of Salzburg (Austria). In the Year 2016 he graduate from The Juilliard School in New York City with the “Diploma”. His major teachers and influences include Joseph Alessi, Warren Deck, Nitzan Haroz, Dany Bonvin, and Lito Fontana.

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