Liza Malamut regularly appears as a sackbut specialist with the country's premier early music groups. Engagements have included performances with the Handel & Haydn Society, Boston Camerata, Music of the Baroque, Seraphic Fire, The Sebastians, Trinity Baroque, the Boston Early Music Festival, Piffaro, Baroque Orchestration X, and many more. The 2017-2018 season brings performances with Apollo's Fire, The Green Mountain Project, Mercury! The Orchestra Redefined, Dark Horse Consort, Boston Baroque, and others.
Liza is currently a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in Historical Trombone at Boston University, where she studied sackbut and historical performance with Greg Ingles. She is the recipient of a 2017-2018 American Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the American Association of University Women for her work on the integration of historical performance practice with mainstream teaching. You can read about her research here.
As a modern trombonist, Liza holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music and Boston University, where she studied with John Marcellus and Don Lucas. She was a finalist in the International Trombone Festival Competition for Alto Trombone in Denmark, and has 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.
Contact: liza (dot) malamut (at) gmail (dot) com