Richard Harris


Based in New York, British trombonist Richard Harris has crafted a career as a successful soloist and chamber musician. He has performed alongside a diverse range of musicians, such as pop artists Puff Daddy and Snoop Dogg and classical music stars Luciano Pavarotti and Andrea Bocelli. In demand as a recording artist, Richard recently worked on the rock singer Sting’s upcoming new album. His performance of Rimsky–Korsakov's "Flight of the Bumblebee" is featured as the sound–tag for 10.2 surround-sound technology. Richard has been a guest with many of the US’s top symphony orchestras, he is a member of the Radio City Music Hall Orchestra and regularly performs with other Broadway productions. Richard was a scholarship student at the Royal Academy of Music in London and is a former member of the New World Symphony Orchestra in Miami. As a chamber musician he has performed with The Canadian Brass, The Empire Brass, The Metropolitan Opera Brass Ensemble and he is a member of the Grammy award-winning Metropolis Ensemble. Last season he appeared at the Chamber Music Northwest Festival, and the Arts Naples World Festival. A passionate advocate for music education, Richard works for Carnegie Hall with Ensemble ACJW and was the founding Executive Director of the Miami Music Project - an organization dedicated to using the arts for transformational change. Richard is currently under solo management at Manhattan Music Ensembles and is a Shires artist performing exclusively on their trombones.