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Brad Siroky

Adjunct Professor of Trumpet

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 New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, 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 LIU Post Wind Symphony, 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 maintained a private studio for several years. Additionally, Mr. Siroky has been a faculty member of the Ethical Culture Fieldston School since 2001, the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division since 2003, the Special Music School since 2007, and has served as Adjunct Professor of Trumpet at LIU Post since 2009.

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. Mr. Siroky 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"
  • Pepsi Sierra Mist "Monkey" commercial, 2003
  • Pepperidge Farms Goldfish “Chomp” commercial, 2004

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
  • Giuseppe Verdi, ​Requiem​, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, 4th Trumpet, NJSO2014

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:

  • Gramercy Brass Orchestra, "American Anthems," Koch International Classics KIC-CD-7544
  • Gramercy Brass Orchestra, "Brubeck: Bold & Brassy", eOne 7752
  • Gramercy Brass Orchestra, "Christmas Time is Here," Koch International Classics 3-7557-2 HI
  • Interlochen Arts Academy Ensembles, "IAA in Session," works by Dukas, Hilliard, Holsinger, Ticheli.