Faculty Yoram Levy

Head Of Brass, Trumpet Faculty (Supported By Professor Kerry Landman)

Principal Trumpet of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (TSO) since 1998, Yoram Levy was a member of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) from 1982 to 1990 where he worked regularly with conductors Zubin Mehta and Leonard Bernstein, participated in numerous recordings and toured Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia. He has maintained a relationship with the IPO over the years and joined it for a season of The Rite of Spring in 2009.

Appointed Senior Lecturer in Trumpet at the Queensland Conservatorium in 1990, he was subsequently promoted to Head of Brass where he contributed to the development of exceptional brass instrumentalists with many former students currently employed in orchestras in Australia, New Zealand and Europe.

He has appeared as principal trumpet with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Western Australian Symphony Orchestra, and performed as soloist with the TSO, Australian Chamber Orchestra and Queensland Symphony Orchestra. He is a member of the Australian Baroque Brass. A featured soloist on TSO-ABC Classics recordings, his CD of 20th-century music for trumpet and organ with Christopher Wrench has won great acclaim. He is Brass Coordinator and Trumpet Lecturer at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music and President of the Island Brass Academy, an organisation dedicated to educating young Tasmanian brass players.

Yoram Levy's ANAM Faculty position is generously supported by Professor Kerry Landman.

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