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Brad Siroky

Professor of TrumpetAdjunct Professor

B.M., Manhattan School of MusicM.M., Manhattan School of Music

Description

Brad Siroky (trumpet) is an active freelance performer in and around New York City. He has performed with numerous ensembles throughout the city including the New York Philharmonic, the Orchestra of St. Luke's, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the American Symphony Orchestra, as well as on Broadway. In addition to being in demand as an orchestral musician, Mr. Siroky is an avid chamber musician and soloist.  He has appeared as soloist with numerous orchestras including the Connecticut Grand Opera, the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra, the New England Bach Soloists, the Westchester Chamber Orchestra, and the Westfield Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Siroky has recorded for Telarc, Newport Classics, Centaur Records, Titanic Records and Koch International Classics.

As an educator, Mr. Siroky has participated in such programs as Carnegie Hall's "LinkUP!" concerts for children, the New York Philharmonic's Young People's Concerts and the Orchestra of St. Luke's Family Concerts including appearances with Jamie Bernstein and actor John Lithgow. As an instructor, he has given masterclasses throughout the New York metro area, and maintains a private studio. Mr. Siroky joined the LIU Post faculty in 2009.  He also serves on the faculty of the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, the Kaufman Center's Special Music School, and the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division.

Mr. Siroky holds Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, where he received awards for Outstanding Achievement in Brass Performance in 1999 and 2001, and graduated with honors from the Interlochen Arts Academy. His principal teachers include Dr. Richard Burkart, Chris Gekker and Robert Sullivan.

Specialties

Trumpet performance & pedagogy, Orchestral performance, Chamber music

Recordings

DVD & Television:

Leonard Bernstein, "Candide," New York Philharmonic.  PBS "Great Performances"/Image Entertainment ID2762EMDVD.
Gustav Mahler, "What the Universe Tells Me: Unraveling the Mysteries of Mahler's Third Symphony," Manhattan Symphony, "Posthorn Solo."  VAI DVD 4267-2
Rodgers & Hammerstein, "South Pacific in Concert from Carnegie Hall," Orchestra of St. Luke's.  PBS "Great Performances"

Orchestral:

Daniel Catán, Rappaccini's Daughter, Manhattan Symphony.  Newport Classics: NPD 85623
Lars-Erik Larsson, "Orchestral Works of Lars-Erik Larsson," Scandia Symphony Orchestra. Centaur Records: CRC 2607
Gustav Mahler, Symphony No.3, Manhattan Symphony, "Posthorn Solo" Titanic: Ti-252
Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 6, Manhattan Symphony, Titanic: Ti-257
Rodgers & Hammerstein, "South Pacific in Concert from Carnegie Hall," Orchestra of St. Luke's.  PBS "Great Performances," Decca: B0006462-02
Alexander Scriabin, "Le Poème Divin," New York Philharmonic, DG Concerts: "The Sacred and the Divine."
Stephen Sondheim, "Wall to Wall Stephen Sondheim," American Theater Orchestra.  Symphony Space Records.
Richard Strauss, Egyptian Helena ("Die Žgyptische Helena"), American Symphony Orchestra. Telarc: CD 80605

Chamber Music:

Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, "A Soldier's Story," Dave Soldier.  Mulatto Records: MUL010.
Ensemble Sospeso, Suite from "Ed Wood", Mode Records 199
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, works by Osvaldo Lacerda. MCO 8169.

Pop/Commercial Music:

Juliette Greco, Le Temps d'une Chanson.  Sunnyside records: SSC3610.

Collections:

"American Anthems," Gramercy Brass Orchestra.  Koch International Classics KIC-CD-7544
"Christmas Time is Here," Gramercy Brass Orchestra.  Koch International Classics 3-7557-2 HI
"IAA in Session," Interlochen Arts Academy Ensembles.  ICACD0002

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