As an orchestral bass trombonist, chamber musician, and teaching artist, Philip Hyman enjoys a varied musical career. Mr. Hyman can regularly be heard playing with the Glens Falls Symphony, Boston Ballet, and Back Bay Chorale. He has also performed with the Boston Pops, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, New World Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Vermont Symphony, and Hartford Symphony. He has worked with such world-renowned conductors as Michael Stern, Peter Oundjian, David Zinman, James Conlon, and Michael Tilson Thomas.
In addition to being the newest member of Triton Brass, Mr. Hyman is also a founding member of the Redline Brass Quintet. Along with the members of Redline, he has helped commission and premiere several new works for brass quintet. The group also works closely with outreach programs such as the Boston Philharmonic’s Crescendo! program to bring interactive performances into inner city schools.
In the studio, Mr. Hyman regularly works with the Boston Chamber Orchestra, SoundtRec, and East Coast Scoring. Projects range from premiere opera cycles to international film soundtracks. Most recently, he can be heard on the critically acclaimed Final Fantasy XV soundtrack.
Through out his career, Mr. Hyman has been fortunate to play with talented artists in the classical, jazz and commercial realms. In addition to most recently performing with composer and conductor Ramin Djawadi for the Game of Thrones Live tour, Mr. Hyman has shared the stage with Yo-Yo Ma, Olivia Newton-John, Phil Woods, Hans Zimmer, Dream Theater and Andrea Bocelli
A native of Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, Mr. Hyman attended Susquehanna University, and during his tenure there, appeared as a soloist with the Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Trombone Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble. He went on to receive his master’s degree from New England Conservatory, where he studied with Boston Symphony Orchestra bass trombonist, Douglas Yeo, and second trombonist Norman Bolter. Mr. Hyman also attended the Aspen Music Festival for two summers, studying with American Brass Quintet bass trombonist, John Rojak and Metropolitan Opera trombonist, Per Brevig.
As an educator, Mr. Hyman maintains a low brass studio in Lexington, Massachusetts through the Lexington Community Education program. He has also been on faculty at Longy School of Music of Bard College and has recently begun teaching at Boston University Tanglewood Institute with Triton Brass.