Liza Malamut

Liza Malamut appears as a trombonist, teaching artist, and presenter throughout the United States and abroad. She has performed with Boston Baroque, Tafelmusik, Opera Atelier, Opera Lafayette, the Handel & Haydn Society, Trinity Wall Street, Boston Camerata, Apollo’s Fire, Dark Horse Consort, Mercury Chamber Orchestra, Piffaro, and many other ensembles. Her playing can be heard on the Musica Omnia, Naxos, Hyperion, and George Blood Audio labels. A passionate teacher and researcher, her academic work was supported by an American Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the American Association of University Women. Liza served as Visiting Lecturer in Sackbut at Indiana University in spring 2015 and 2018, and taught as applied instructor in sackbut at Tufts University. She is a co-editor and contributing author for the forthcoming book Music and Jewish Culture in Early Modern Italy: New Perspectives with Rebecca Cypess and Lynette Bowring (Indiana University Press). Liza holds degrees in trombone performance from the Eastman School of Music and Boston University, and she completed her doctoral work in historical performance at Boston University, where she studied with Greg Ingles. Liza is a founder and Co-Artistic Director of Incantare, an ensemble of violins and sackbuts specializing in music of lesser-known and marginalized populations in early modern Europe, and she is thrilled to succeed Ellen Hargis and David Douglass as Artistic Director of The Newberry Consort in Fall 2022.
Liz Malamut