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Carl Lenthe

Professor of Music (Trombone)

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East Studio Building, JS119



  • B.M., Bachelor of Music, Curtis Institute of Music, 1977

Carl Lenthe served as the principal trombonist with the Bavarian State Opera in Munich (1977-1994) and the Bamberg Symphony (1994-1998). He has appeared with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Munich Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, the Boston Symphony, and others.

He received first prize with distinction at the international music competition "Prague Spring." Mr. Lenthe has appeared as a soloist with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Prague Symphony, and the Bamberg Symphony and is an active performer on alto, tenor, and bass trombone; euphonium; and bass trumpet.

Mr. Lenthe's chamber music activities include tours and recordings with Summit Brass and arranging, publishing, and performing of various brass chamber and solo literature. His most recent CD is titled The Audition Window (Summit Records DCD 354).

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