Haim Avitsur
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Haim Avitsur

avitsur@hartford.edu


Haim Avitsur, Associate Professor of Trombone at The Hartt School, has premiered over 80 new pieces, encompassing a broad range of styles from solo trombone to chamber music and orchestra. Mr. Avitsur is also on the Classical Trombone faculty at Manhattan School of Music, NYC and an adjunct low brass faculty member at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, New York. From 2008 to 2014 he was the trombone professor at the School of Music at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. From 2004 to 2007 he was on the faculty of the University of Virginia and the principal trombonist of the Charlottesville Symphony Orchestra. In 2005 he founded the Summer Trombone Workshop, which has a U.S. residency at Temple University in Philadelphia. In the summers of 2007 and 2008, the Summer Trombone Workshop had a second residency in Taiwan. It had its first winter residency in 2009 at Rowan University in New Jersey.