The Washington Symphonic Trombones


Paul H. Schultz performs in many musical styles and venues in the Washington-Baltimore area. Retired from the U.S. Army Band – “Pershing’s Own,” in 1972, Schultz is now the bass trombonist for the Baltimore Opera Company and The Washington Symphonic Brass.

He serves as staff trombonist for the National Theater, Arena Stage, and Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C., as well as the Lyric Theater and Mechanic Theater in Baltimore. His engagements this past year have included: The Sondheim Celebration at the Kennedy Center; Baltimore Opera Company productions of Otello, Lucia di Lamermoor, Lakme and Rigoletto; travelling productions at Wolf Trap; Some Like it Hot at the Lyric Theater; West Side Story at the Mechanic Theater; and South Pacific and Les Miserables at the National Theater. He also performed on the sound track for the full-length feature film Crazy Like a Fox, which was shown at the Toronto, Sundance and Cannes film festivals.

Schultz received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Catholic University of America in 1987. He serves as Lecturer in Music at Howard University, and Adjunct Professor of Trombone at George Mason University.
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