Liza Malamut regularly appears as a sackbut specialist with the country's premier early music groups. Recent engagements include performances with the The Green Mountain Project, Boston Camerata, Piffaro the Renaissance Band, The Clarion Society, Boston Baroque, Cambridge Concentus, Boston Camerata, Mercury!, Dark Horse Consort, and many others. Liza is a founding member of The Weckmann Project and Grand Harmonie. The 2014-2015 season finds Liza performing in the U.S. and Europe, appearing with Boston Baroque, Pegasus Early Music, Boston Camerata, ¡Sacabuche!, Grand Harmonie, and more.
Upcoming summer projects include the Monteverdi Trilogy at the Boston Early Music Festival, a celebration of Carmina Burana at Chautauqua Institution, and performances at the Madison Early Music Festival and SoHIP Boston.
As a modern trombonist, Liza was a finalist in the International Trombone Festival Competition for Alto Trombone in Denmark. She performed with the Buffalo Symphony, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and at many other venues across America while touring with the musical outreach group, Tales & Scales. She continues to participate actively in the Boston freelance scene.
Liza holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music, where she studied with John Marcellus. She went on to study with Don Lucas at Boston University, where she earned her Master of Music degree. She is currently pursuing the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in Historical Trombone at Boston University, where she studies with Greg Ingles.
Contact: liza (dot) malamut (at) gmail (dot) com