Matthew Allison is the Associate Principal Trombone of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Prior to this he was an inaugural member of La Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana (Spain), hand selected by Music Director Lorin Maazel. He has also performed with the San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Opera, Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Ring Orchestra, as well as all of New Zealand's orchestras.
Matthew holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Professional Studies Diploma from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Mark Lawrence and Paul Welcomer. In 2004, he was the winner of the Robert Marstellar Competition at the International Trombone Festival in Ithaca, New York.
Matthew is Acting Head of Brass at the New Zealand School of Music; and is a proud member of BonaNZa – New Zealand’s premier trombone quartet, 8-piece contemporary jazz collective The Jac, and the Richter City Rebels.
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