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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Trombone Section
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Colin Williams

Colin Williams

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Colin Williams was appointed principal trombone of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in 2002.  Mr. Williams took a strong interest in music in high school, where he studied with Douglass Wright.  He later continued his education at the Manhattan School of Music and the Juilliard School, where his primary teachers included David Finlayson and Joseph Alessi.  Prior to joining the Atlanta Symphony, Mr. Williams played for 3 seasons with the San Antonio Symphony.
Mr. Williams is an active soloist and chamber musician. In 2003, he made his solo debut with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra playing Creston’s Fantasy for Trombone.    Mr. Williams has been a guest soloist with the U.S. Army Band (Pershing’s Own), the U.S. Military Academy Band, the Georgia Brass Band, the Atlanta Wind Ensemble, the Juilliard Orchestra, the JMU Brass Band and the San Antonio Symphony.  Mr. Williams has also participated in numerous festivals, including the Saito Kinen Festival Orchestra under Seiji Ozawa in Matsumoto, Japan, the Grand Teton Music Festival under Donald Runnicles, and the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival.  Mr. Williams has also collaborated with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and has performed as guest principal of the New York Philharmonic in Carnegie Hall led by Lorin Maazel.

George Curran

George Curran
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George Curran became the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's bass trombonist in 2006 after playing with the New World Symphony for two years. A native of Farmington Hills, Michigan, he received a bachelor's degree in music education from Central Michigan University and a master's degree in performance from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. His principal teachers have been John Rojak and Peter Norton.

As an active soloist Mr. Curran has performed concertos with the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own”, Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra, and Kennesaw State University Wind Ensemble. Mr. Curran has also been successful in competitions, winning the Eastern Trombone Workshop Solo Competition in 2003, and at the 2002 International Trombone Festival he was a member of the winning ensemble of the first ever Quartet Competition and a prize winner of the Yaxley Solo Competition.

An advocate of education, Mr. Curran teaches at Kennesaw State University and gives masterclasses and recitals around the country.

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