Matthew Guilford has been solo bass trombonist with the National Symphony Orchestra since his appointment by Mstislav Rostropovich in 1991. Previously he was a member of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and he has performed with several of America's leading orchestras including the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops, Minnesota Orchestra, New York Philharmonic and San Francisco Symphony. He has also performed with Music of the Baroque in Chicago, Chicago Chamber Musicians, and the Grand Teton Music Festival.
Matthew has studied with Jerry Shaw, Norman Bolter, Douglas Yeo and John Swallow, and is a graduate of the New England Conservatory. His career has included a national tour of the Broadway musical Les Miserables; the motion picture soundtrack for the film Predator II and fellowships to Tanglewood and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute.
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IT'S NSO INSPIRING! Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4
NSO Prelude Concert on the Millennium Stage, November 20, 2004