Gabriel Langfur

Lecturer, Bass Trombone | gabelangfur@gmail.com

Gabriel Langfur

Gabriel Langfur is Lecturer of Bass Trombone at the BU College of Fine Arts, and Guest Artist/Teacher in Trombone at the University of Rhode Island. He is bass trombonist of the Rhode Island Philharmonic and Vermont Symphony Orchestras, and performs frequently with the Boston Symphony and Pops, Boston Ballet Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Opera Boston, and in orchestras and theaters throughout New England. Mr. Langfur has also served on the faculties of the Longy School of Music, Brown University, Vermont Youth Orchestra Association, and Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras.

Recent engagements have included an appearance as soloist with the U.S. Army Orchestra at the Eastern Trombone Workshop, a guest artist solo recital and clinic at Tennessee Tech University, and a series of tours with Burning River Brass. In May 2005 he premiered Aaron Berkowitz’ Concerto for Bass Trombone and Ensemble with noted contemporary ensemble Alarm Will Sound, and later performed as a guest on their Zankel Hall debut at Carnegie Hall. He was a member of the Orion Trombone Quartet, First Prize winners at the 1989 Coleman Chamber Music Competition.

In addition to a busy performing career, Mr. Langfur is Managing Director of the Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston and Artist Representative for the S. E. Shires Company. He holds a Masters Degree in Trombone Performance from New England Conservatory, as well as Bachelor of Arts in English and Bachelor of Music Degrees from Oberlin College and Conservatory. His teachers have included Raymond Premru, Per Brevig, Norman Bolter, Charlie Vernon and Matthew Guilford.