Preston Trombly

Biography

Preston Andrew Trombly (born December 30, 1945, in Hartford, Connecticut) is an American composer, visual artist, and broadcast personality. He is a program host on Sirius XM's Symphony Hall classical music channel.

Trombly earned his Bachelor of Music from the University of Connecticut in 1969. He received a Master of Musical Arts degree from the Yale School of Music in 1972. He has been a Fellow in Composition and Conducting at the Tanglewood Music Center (1970), a Guggenheim Fellow (1974–1975), and a resident fellow at the MacDowell Colony. Trombly's visual art has been shown in multiple exhibitions, principally in the New York area.

In the early 1980s Trombly was active as a saxophonist and jazz clarinetist. He played with the Jaki Byard group, and also as a soloist. He has taught at Vassar College, CUNY and the Catholic University of America.

ACE Publications

19 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Preston Trombly DUO flute, percussion (6 bongo drums)
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Preston Trombly HOMAGE TO ERIC DOLPHY bcl,pf
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Preston Trombly STRING QUARTET str qrt
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Preston Trombly APERCU cl,bsn,pf
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Preston Trombly IN EGALE ob,vcl
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Preston Trombly WINDMILLS OF PARIS fl,cl,pf,vln,vcl
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Preston Trombly CANTILENA fl ens:pic,fl,alfl,bfl
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Preston Trombly CHAMBER CONCERTO pf & cham orch:1-1-bcl-0,1-1-0-0,hp, pf,perc,vln,vla,cb
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Preston Trombly TRIO DA CAMERA fl,vcl,pf
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Preston Trombly FANTASY vcl,electronic sounds
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Preston Trombly TOCCATA/2 tbn,tape
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Preston Trombly CANZONA 2tpt(preferably in C)
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Preston Trombly TRIO IN THREE MOVEMENTS flute/alto flute, perc(1), double bass
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Preston Trombly IN MEMORIAM IGOR STRAVINSKY fl/pic/alfl,ob/ehn, cl/bcl,bsn,vla,cb
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Preston Trombly FOUR PIECES vln,vcl
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Preston Trombly KINETICS III fl, tape
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Preston Trombly ANTIPHONALS ob
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Preston Trombly MUSIC FOR PIANO pf
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Preston Trombly O DEATH, WHERE IS THY STING? sop,pf
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Additional Works