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Neil Balm and The Trumpet

May 2018

"Neil has been described as a virtuoso. He is principal trumpet for the New York Pops and the Mostly Mozart Festival and co-principal trumpet for the New York City Ballet. He made his solo debut at the Kennedy Center in 1991 and has been a soloist on “Live From Lincoln Center.” He plays for Broadway shows, the opera, big band and with chamber music groups. He records for television, radio, commercials, major motion pictures and with numerous ensembles. He even played rock for Peter Frampton in 1979 in front of 60,000 screaming fans."

Neil Balm: Trumpeter’s Career Hits the High Note

June 2016

"Neil Balm of Local 802 (New York City) is co-principal trumpet of the New York City Ballet and principal trumpet for the New York Pops and Mostly Mozart Festival. All along, he’s demonstrated his virtuosity, recording with the Canadian Brass, as a soloist with award-winning conductor Gerard Schwarz of Local 802, and on tour in Europe with Louie Bellson’s Big Band."