T r e v o r N e w
Trevor New has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia as a soloist, chamber musician, and recording artist in many genres. Recently he as appeared as a soloist and chamber musician with the Balkan Chamber Orchestra on a multi-city tour of Japan, Chris McNulty on her latest Jazz album “Eternal”, Joe Daley’s “Portraits and Virtues”, David Chesky's “Joy and Sorrow”, Feist's “Metals”, and in the TV Orchestra of television's first drama about life in a Symphony, “Mozart in the Jungle”.
He has always pushed himself musically and technically, performing the Elgar Cello Concerto transcribed for Viola, Premiering the Henderson Viola Concerto with the Chelsea Symphony of New York January 2014, or his latest release of his version of “The House of the Rising Sun” as a live performance music video.
He studied with Joël Belgique at Portland State University as an undergrad and the University of Michigan with Yizhak Schotten for his Masters. He took 2nd in the Portland State Concerto Competition and was a finalist in the University of Michigan concerto competition.
In New York, where he’s currently based, he performs regularly with LoftOpera, the Chelsea Symphony of New York, Astoria Symphony, Harlem Chamber Players, and the IconiQ Soundtrack Orchestra, Chondra Profit who currents plays “Sarabi” in the Broadway production of the Lion King, and the Hip-hop Violinist and Emmy award winner Damien Escobar.
Trevor has always been interested in the effect that music has in describing and effecting social issues and human experiences. Last year he premiered the Quartet titled “Offer” by Ernest Casutto a Dutch-Jewish Holocaust survivor, which was written in 1944 while he was in a concentration camp. He also performed as a part of a series called “Broadway Sings” for The Trevor Project, to raise money for this organization focused on on suicide prevention efforts among LBGTQ youth.
Currently, he is writing film scores for an emerging production company, TryHane Red Films, and recording more music. He teaches privately at the Brooklyn Waldorf School and in his spare time he likes to write about himself in the 3rd person…