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Walter Barrett

Walter Barrett's Biography

Walter Barrett performs as a free-lance musician throughout the New York area on Alto, Tenor & Bass Trombones, Bass Trumpet, Euphonium, and Tuba. He has performed with the Westchester Symphony, Yonkers Philharmonic, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Philharmonic Symphony of Westchester, and the Westchester Jazz Orchestra, to name a few. Walter has been featured as soloist with many local groups, including the Yonkers Philharmonic, Lehman College Community Band, White Plains Pops Band, Manhattan School of Music Trombone Ensemble, and the Westchester Band. He has performed with artists such as Robert Goulet, Frankie Valli, Julius LaRosa, and Enzo Stuarti, and has been heard on jingles for Sports Illustrated and US News & World Report. Mr. Barrett is a founding member of the Bottom Line Tuba Quartet, Grace Avenue Brass Ensemble, and Cornucopia, a brass chamber duo founded with his wife, Dr. Connie Tomaino. Walter recently had an article published in the "Online Trombone Journal" (www.trombone.org), and presented a lecture on "Trombone Legato" at the 2000 NY Brass Conference. Walter has served as a clinician and adjudicator for Youth Education in the Arts (YEA!) He is a Yamaha Performing Artist/Clinician, and is listed in "Who's Who in American Music".

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