Brian Santero is a professional trombonist based in the Philadelphia area and performing throughout the Eastern United States as an orchestral, chamber, and recital musician. He currently holds the position of Principal Trombone of Symphony in C of Camden, New Jersey.
In the Summer of 2012, Brian performed as a Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Festival in Lenox, Massachusetts. During the previous summer, Brian performed as a Fellow with the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, California.
Also in 2011, Brian was selected as a finalist for three competitions at the International Trombone Festival in Nashville, Tennessee: the ITA Alto Competition, the Larry Wiehe Trombone Competition, and the Robert Marsteller Trombone Competition. Brian won both the ITA Alto and the Larry Wiehe competitions at this Festival.
Brian previously studied with James Markey of the New York Philharmonic (now of the Boston Symphony Orchestra), and Norman Bolter, formerly of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He recently completed his studies at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he was a student of Nitzan Haroz, currently Principal Trombone of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.