Michael Blostein


Michael Blostein is an active and in-demand low brass performer throughout the Capital Region, performing with groups such as the Dominant 5 Brass Quintet and Old Time Dance Band (tuba), Brass-O-Mania (bass trombone) and numerous other ensembles on tenor trombone, bass trombone and tuba. He is an active clinician and guest conductor, working closely with local organizations such as the Empire State Youth Orchestra and the Delmar Community Orchestra. As a composer and music scholar, he has been included as a contributing writer in the All-Music Guide and the All-Music Guide to Classical Music, has music listed on many college audition repertoire lists, and has had his music performed throughout the country.

His education includes a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and a Master's degree in Composition from the University of Arizona. Further studies have been undertaken at Villanova University (through the University of the Arts), as well as The Juilliard School and UMass Amherst. 

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