Jonathan Lombardo is Principal Trombone of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, a position he has held since 2004. He has played with the Boston, Baltimore, Syracuse, San Antonio Symphonies as well as the Aspen Chamber Symphonies and The Spoleto Festival Orchestra.
Jonathan began playing trombone at age eleven in his hometown of San Antonio, Texas and continued his studies at the Interlochen Arts Academy under Thomas Riccobono from 1996-1999. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree from The Juilliard School in 2003 where he studied with Joseph Alessi and Per Brevig.
As a soloist, Jonathan has performed recitals in Europe and throughout the United States. His performance of Nina Rota’s Concerto for Trombone with the Juilliard Orchestra was featured several times on NPR’s Performance Today. In 2005, he was a guest soloist with the University of New Mexico Wind Ensemble while participating in the prestige’s Alessi Seminar. Jonathan is on faculty at The University at Buffalo and he maintains a private studio in Buffalo. He has given classes throughout the United States as well as Europe and South and Central America.