The Carsten Svanberg Trombone Seminar was held at Boston University from May 30-June 2, 2022. During the week, students attended clinics, lessons, and masterclasses. As part of the seminar, Svanberg and Don Lucas, Trombone Professor at Boston University, performed a recital that included works by Cibulka, Verdi, Jørgensen, and Andraschek. The event concluded with a recital featuring seminar participants performing solos and as part of a trombone choir. Special thanks to Yamaha Japan/Europe and Steve Johnson for sponsoring Svanberg’s trip.
Carsten Svanberg is one of the absolute cornerstones of trombone performance and pedagogy in the world today. He performed as Principal Trombonist of the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Copenhagen for 15 years, and is one of the world’s most prominent tenor/alto trombone soloists. Svanberg taught for 19 years in Austria at the University of Music in Graz, Austria, and is a Yamaha Performing Artist Clinician.