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Chameleon Artists

Deborah Boldin, flute
Robyn Bollinger, violin
Lizzie Burns, double bass
Vivian Chang-Freiheit, piano
Gloria Chien, piano
Vivian Choi, piano
Francesca dePasquale, violin
Nancy Dimock, oboe
Gary Gorczyca, clarinet
Joshua Gordon, cello
Susan Hagen, double bass
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
Whitacre Hill, French horn
Mark Holloway, viola
Franziska Huhn, harp
Yoo Jin Jang, violin
Siwoo Kim, violin
Eunae Koh, violin
Danny Koo, violin
Mary Mackenzie, soprano
William Manley, percussion
Ayano Ninomiya, violin
Kelli O'Connor, clarinet
Grace Park, violin
Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello
Damian Primis bassoon
Melissa Reardon, viola
Sarah Rommel, cello
Elizabeth Schumann, piano
Matt Sharrock, percussion
Jennifer Slowik, oboe
Rachel Velvikis, French horn
Scott Woolweaver, viola
Aron Zelkowicz, cello

Gabriel Langfur,
managing director

Hans Spencer,
education program

  Gabriel Langfur
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Gabriel Langfur

managing director

Gabriel Langfur is bass trombonist of the Rhode Island Philharmonic and Vermont Symphony Orchestras, and performs frequently with the Boston Symphony and Pops, the Boston Ballet Orchestra, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Opera Boston, and in orchestras and theaters throughout New England. He is Lecturer of Bass Trombone at the Boston University College of Fine Arts and Guest Artist/Teacher in Trombone at the University of Rhode Island, and has served on the faculties of the Longy School of Music and Brown University, as well as the summer festival faculties of the Boston University Tanglewood Institute and the Vermont Youth Orchestra Association and Boston Youth Symphonies.

Mr. Langfur has given solo recitals at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, the University of Rhode Island, Brandeis University, King’s Chapel Boston, and Trinity Episcopal Church in Concord, Massachusetts. He gave the premiere of Raymond Premru’s That Time of Year for bass trombone and marimba on the Dame Myra Hess Series at the Chicago Public Library, in a performance broadcast on National Public Radio. In May 2005 he premiered Aaron Berkowitz’ Concerto for Bass Trombone and Ensemble with noted contemporary ensemble Alarm Will Sound under the direction of Alan Pierson. He also performed as a guest on Alarm Will Sound’s Zankel Hall debut at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Langfur was a member of the Orion Trombone Quartet, First Prize winners at the 1989 Coleman Chamber Music Competition in Pasadena, California. Recent engagements have included a series of tours with Burning River Brass, a guest artist solo recital and clinic at Tennessee Tech University, and an appearance as soloist with the U.S. Army Orchestra at the Eastern Trombone Workshop. He will be featured on an upcoming recording as a member of the Thompson Brass Project, led by renowned trumpeter James Thompson of the Eastman School of Music.

In addition to a busy freelance performing career, Mr. Langfur is Managing Director of the Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston and an Artist Representative for the S. E. Shires Company, a leading manufacturer of custom brass instruments. He holds a Masters Degree in Trombone Performance from New England Conservatory, as well as Bachelor of Arts (English) and Bachelor of Music Degrees from Oberlin College and Conservatory. His teachers have included Raymond Premru, Per Brevig, Norman Bolter, Charlie Vernon and Matthew Guilford. Mr. Langfur has performed on recordings with the Boston, Albany and Vermont Symphonies, Boston Symphony Principal Trombonist Ronald Barron, Norman Bolter’s Frequency Band, and the Indigo Invention Group.

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