Yoram Levy holding trumpet

Yoram Levy

Trumpet

Principal Trumpet – Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra; Head of Brass – Australian National Academy of Music; Former Trumpet – Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; Former Senior Lecturer in Trumpet – Queensland Conservatorium

Australian Hometown(s): Hobart

PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY
Yoram Levy is the Principal Trumpet of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Head of Brass at the Australian Academy of Music.

In 1982 Mr. Levy was invited by Zubin Mehta to join the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra’s trumpet section. From 1982 to 1990 he worked regularly with many great conductors, participating in numerous recordings, and touring Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Australia. He has maintained his relationship with the IPO over the years having joined the orchestra on their Australian tours.

Since his appointment in 1990 as Senior Lecturer in Trumpet at the Queensland Conservatorium, Mr. Levy has been a leading Australian brass pedagogue.

His dedication to music education has contributed to the development of many exceptional brass instrumentalists and teachers.

Mr Levy has appeared as principal trumpet with the New Zealand Symphony, Sydney Symphony, Queensland Symphony, and the Malaysian Philharmonic.

He performed as soloist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Queensland Symphony. A featured soloist on TSO-ABC Classics recordings, his CD of 20th-century music for trumpet and organ with Christopher Wrench has won great acclaim.

Last updated 2022