Trombonist Matthew Russo enjoys a dynamic career throughout the Northeast
as an educator and performer. Dr. Russo is principal trombonist of the
Norwalk Symphony Orchestra and appears regularly with orchestras from
New Haven, Hartford, Waterbury, Wallingford, Greater Bridgeport, and with
Orchestra New England. A frequent recitalist and advocate of new music, he
strives to bring unknown works to new audiences through innovative
programs and themes. He has served on the faculty at The University of
Connecticut since 2015 where he teaches applied trombone lessons, brass
techniques, and leads the UConn Trombone Choir. His recording of Robert
Carl’s Updraft for ten multitracked trombones was released on Neuma
Records in April 2024.