Greg Spiridopoulos has gained recognition as one of the most sought after trombonists in New England. Since 2001, Mr. Spiridopoulos has been Principal Trombone of the Albany Symphony Orchestra. He is also Principal Trombone of the Rhode Island Philharmonic, Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, a member of the Portland Symphony Orchestra, and a member of the Empire Brass Quintet. As an active free-lance musician, he frequently performs with a wide variety of ensembles in the greater Boston area and throughout New England.
Mr. Spiridopoulos is an S.E. Shires sponsored Artist Performer, and has made several guest soloist appearances. His performance of Christopher Rouse’s Trombone Concerto, with the Albany Symphony Orchestra, was hailed by the Albany Times Union as a highlight in live classical music performances.
As an educator, Mr. Spiridopoulos is Associate Professor of Trombone at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has appeared as faculty soloist with the University of Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, and Concert Band. Beyond the UMass campus, Professor Spiridopoulos has presented recitals and master classes at numerous schools, including: Yale University, Eastman School of Music, McGill University, University of North Texas, Boston University, East Carolina University, and Ithaca College.
Mr. Spiridopoulos has extensively recorded new American music with the Albany Symphony Orchestra, as well as other ensembles. His more than 30 commercially released recordings can be found on Naxos Records, Albany Records, Arsis Audio, Koch Int’L Classics, the CORO label, Boston Brass Series, Mark Records, and Capstone Records.