Liza Malamut regularly appears as a sackbut specialist with the country's premier early music groups. Recent engagements include performances with the Boston Early Music Festival, The Green Mountain Project, Boston Camerata, Boston Baroque, Piffaro the Renaissance Band, Dark Horse Consort, and many others. The 2015-2016 season finds Liza performing all over the continental U.S., appearing with Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Boston Baroque, Boston Camerata, The Sebastians, Piffaro, ¡Sacabuche!, Grand Harmonie, and more.
Upcoming projects include the American tour of Shara Worden and Andrew Ondrejcak's You Us We All with the Antwerp-based collective Baroque Orchestration X; performances of Mozart's Requiem with Seraphic Fire and The Sebastians in Miami, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York; and a staged production of Schütz's Weihnachsthistorie produced by Musica Nuova, Long & Away, and her own Boston-based seventeenth-century instrumental collective, The Weckmann Project.
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