The Frances Armour Bryant Chair

In October of 2010, Jonathan Randazzo was appointed Assistant Principal Trombone of the North Carolina Symphony while in pursuit of his Bachelor of Music Degree in performance at the New England Conservatory of Music. Graduating in May of 2011, he studied with Norman Bolter, former Second Trombonist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. In addition, Mr. Randazzo has also studied with Joseph Alessi of the New York Philharmonic, James Markey of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Willard Sprague, a local pedagogue on Long Island. While in high school, Jonathan attended the Juilliard School pre-college division program.

Mr. Randazzo currently teaches private instruction in the Raleigh area and in January of 2012, he was a guest artist at the North Carolina School of the Arts, where he gave a masterclass on audition preparation. He has also given masterclasses at the Half Hollow Hills School District in New York.

During his four years of study at the New England Conservatory, he freelanced with many of the local orchestras as well as giving solo and chamber recitals. Other orchestral experiences include; the Pacific Music Festival in Japan, the National Orchestral Institute in College Park, Maryland and the Colorado College Summer Music Festival.  He was born and raised on Long Island, New York.