Jon Nelson

Professor of Music

Trumpet Performance

Director, UB Concert Band
Director, Genkin Philharmonic

B.M. The Juilliard School

216 Baird Hall
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260

tel: (716) 645-2523
fax: (716) 645-3824
Jon Nelson

Performance Experience

Orchestral

Filarmonica de Mineria, Mexico City co-principal 1998
June in Buffalo Festival Orchestra, NY principal 1998
Orquesta Filarmonica de UNAM, Mexico City substitute principal 1997-98
Mexico City Philharmonic, substitute 1997-98
Metropolitan Opera, substitute 1995-96
Brooklyn Philharmonic, substitute 1996
Princeton University Composers Ensemble, 1995-96
Philharmonia Virtuosi, 1995-96
New York Grand Opera Orchestr,a 1995
New World Symphony, 1992

Chamber Music

Meridian Arts Ensemble, international touring 1987-98
STX-Xenakis Ensemble, 1994 - present
Atlantic Brass Quintet, 1998-99
LaMonte Young Ensemble, 1998
La Camerata de las Americas, 1997-98
New York Chamber Ensemble, 1994-96
Summergarden at MoMA, 1992-94
Bang on a Can, 1993
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, 1992

Commercial/Jazz/Rock

Beauty and the Beast, Mexico City, 1997-98
The King and I, NYC Broadway Production, 1996-97
Camelot, NYC Broadway Production, 1995-96
Crazy for You, NYC Broadway Production, 1992
Duran Duran at Los Angeles' House of Blues, 1993
Tom Pierson Orchestra, 1993-95
Kirk Nurock Big Band, 1992
Music from the film The Debt 1991

Festival Appearances

Festival de Creation Musicale - Radio France, 1997
Festival Centro Historico de la Ciudad de Mexico, 1997
Koln Musik Triennale, Germany, 1994/97
Keelung Modern Music Festival, Taiwan, 1997
Festival Internacional de Costa Rica, 1996
Festival de las Artes de Costa Rica, 1996
Schleswig Holstein Musik Festival, 1993
Resonans Festival, Netherlands, 1993-96
Washington National Cathedral Festival, 1993
Eggenberger Schlosskonzert Festival, Graz, Austria, 1992
Festival of New American Music, Sacramento, CA 1991-92
Rotterdam Elliott Carter Festival, 1991
Dentsu Young Artists Series, Japan, 1989

Milton Babbitt

Fanfare for All (1993)
Counterparts (1995)

Stephen Barber

Gone is the River (1991)
Semahane (1994)

Daniel Grabois

New Work (1999)
Migration (1996)
Zen Monkey (1994)

John Halle

Softshoe (1992)

Gustavo Matamoros

RE: JON (1999)

Kirk Nurock

Smart Went Crazy (1991)

Tom Pierson

Brass Quintet (1991)

Su Lian Tan

Moo Shu Wrap Rap (1995)

David Sanford

Corpus (1996)

Norman Yamada

Mundane Dissatisfactions (1991)