Trumpet, Tuba, Trombone
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, Philharmonic Symphony of Westchester, and the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, to name a few.
Walter has been featured as soloist with many local groups, including the Lehman College Community Band, White Plains Pops Band, Manhattan School of Music Trombone Ensemble, Yonkers Philharmonic, 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 on "Trombone Legato" published in the "Online Trombone Journal." In the summer of 2005, he was asked to be a Moderator of the Online Trombone Journal Forum. His Forum "handle" is WaltTrombone, and he oversees the Practice Room, Just For Beginners, and Ac cessories rooms on the Forum. He is a Yamaha Performing Artist/Clinician, and is listed in "Who's Who in American Music.î
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