In October of 2010, Jonathan Randazzo was appointed Assistant Principal Trombone of the North Carolina Symphony while in pursuit of his Bachelor of Music Degree in performance at the New England Conservatory of Music. Graduating in May of 2011, Jonathan studied with Norman Bolter, former Second Trombonist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. In addition, he has also studied with Joseph Alessi of the New York Philharmonic, James Markey of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Willard Sprague, a local pedagogue on Long Island. While in high school, Jonathan attended the Juilliard School pre-college division program.
In August of 2017, Jonathan was appointed Second Trombone of the Santa Fe Opera in New Mexico. The Santa Fe Opera is a 10-week summer festival that performs 5 opera productions each year. Jonathan will begin his first season with the opera company in the summer of 2018.
Jonathan is currently the Adjunct Trombone Professor at NC State University and is also in high demand as a private trombone instructor. Over the past several years, Jonathan has been hired as guest artist-clinician at UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, East Carolina, Gardner-Webb and Appalachian State Universities.
In addition to his commitments with the North Carolina Symphony, Jonathan freelances with a variety of musical ensembles, including the Boylan Brass. As a founding member of the Boylan Brass, Jonathan is committed to performing educational outreach concerts, recitals, and other special events across the state of North Carolina.
During the 2017/18 season, Jonathan will be performing as Acting-Principal Trombone for the North Carolina Symphony.
North Carolina Symphony
Santa Fe Opera
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