As one of New York's leading trombonists, Mr. Herrington has toured worldwide in various groups under the batons of Leonard Bernstein, Semyon Bychkov, Valery Gergiev, James DePriest, and Christoph Eschenbach. Born in Mississippi to a family of music teachers, he graduated in 1986 with performance honors from New England Conservatory, studying with John Swallow. He completed his graduate studies at Juilliard in 1990 under the tutelage of Per Brevig. Mr. Herrington shares his experience and enthusiasm for music as a teacher at Princeton University. He has recorded for Channel Classics, BMG, CRI, Koch, Barking Pumpkin, and Musical Heritage Society. Active in many of the Broadway pit orchestras, Mr. Herrington recently concluded a three-year run with the hit musical "Urinetown".
Masters in Music: Juilliard
Bachelor in Music: New England Conservatory
Studies with John Swallow and Per Brevig
Founding member of Meridian Arts Ensemble with ten compact discs and concerts in sixteen countries. Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New Millennium Ensemble, Speculum Musicae, Sospeso Ensemble, Columbia Sinfonietta, Continuum!, SEM Contemporary Music Ensemble, Flex Orchestra Experimental Music Ensemble, Orchestra of St. Luke's, New Jersey Opera, New York Pops, Marlboro Music Festival, and many others. Soloist, ISCM World New Music Festival. Extended runs with Tony Award winning Broadway musicals Urinetown, Fiddler on the Roof and A Chorus Line. Collaborations with the American, New York, Wisconsin, Manhattan, Eastern and Saturday Brass Quintets.
Recognition & Awards
Recordings on Channel Classics, BMG, CRI, Koch, Barking Pumpkin and Musical Heritage Society.