Benjamin Herrington (on leave) Trombone

Benjamin Herrington is a founding member of Meridian Arts Ensemble. This world renowned group of brass and percussion has performed over 1000 concerts throughout 16 countries, recorded 11 CDs and, over the past 25 years, received scores of awards and accolades. Versatility is a hallmark of Mr. Herrington’s career, evidenced by performances with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, American Brass Quintet, New Jersey Opera, Manhattan Sinfonietta, Sequitur Ensemble, Slee Sinfonietta, various Broadway shows, and countless others. Prolific in the field of contemporary chamber music, he has premiered and recorded dozens of new offerings from composers representing every continent. His most recent collaborations have produced five exciting new works for solo trombone. Mr. Herrington indulges his passion for alternative/experimental music as a member of avant-rock group Dr. Nerve and big band Pittsburgh Collective. Trained at Juilliard and New England Conservatory, he now resides in New York City and teaches trombone at Princeton and Columbia Universities.