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Name: Haim Avitsur
Skills: Soloist
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Trombonist Haim Avitsur is enjoying a growing reputation as a soloist and chamber musician both in the US and in Israel. Mr. Avitsur has presented numerous solo recitals featuring newly commissioned works for trombone at venues such as Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall, the Noonday Concerts-Trinity Church Wall Street, The O.Z. Chamber Music Series, American Landmark Festivals, and at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. His chamber music appearances include Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, WQXR New York Classical Radio Station, Bard College, and the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Mr. Avitsur has presented Master Classes at Aaron Copland School of Music, NY, and the Tel-Aviv Music Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel to name a few.

In November 2000, Mr. Avitsur gave his Carnegie debut at Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall after having won Artist International's Special Presentation Award in its 2000 Competition. Mr. Avitsur is the first Israeli trombonist on record to play a full recital in this hall. Since the fall of 1999, Mr. Avitsur has been adjunct faculty at Queens College, New York. In the fall of 2000 Haim presented a faculty recital of world premiers and pieces written for him by composers including David Loeb and Jackson Berkey.



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