Weston Sprott, trombone
Weston Sprott joined the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in the fall of 2005. Mr. Sprott attended Indiana University before completing his Bachelor of Music degree at The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
Prior to joining the MET, Mr. Sprott held the positions of Principal Trombone in the Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra and the Delaware Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Sprott has performed with The Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic, Atlanta Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, and the festivals at Tanglewood, Spoleto USA, and several others.
Mr. Sprott was featured in the documentary film "A Wayfarer's Journey: Listening to Mahler" in September 2007, and the book "Rhythms of the Game: The Link Between Musical and Athletic Performance". Mr. Sprott made his Carnegie Hall solo debut performing Lars Erik-Larsson's Concertino in Weill Recital Hall.
Mr. Sprott has been a guest artist at several of America's leading conservatories and universities. He is currently on faculty at Mannes College, Rutgers University, Bard College, and Juilliard's Music Advancement Program.
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