Eric Carlson

Tenor Trombone Artist

Eric Carlson

Eric Carlson

Second Trombonist, Philadelphia Orchestra

Instrument Specs

  • Model: T350
  • Bell: 303
  • Slide: T-BC, T-DB
  • Tuning Slide: Rose Dual Radius
  • Leadpipe: T1 Brass

Artist Comments

"My Edwards helps me make a sound that is clear and projects well in the orchestra. I have especially appreciated the modular aspect of the instrument, as it allows me to fine tune the horn for different repertoire and playing situations."

Eric Carlson has been a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra since 1986. Prior to joining the Philadelphia Orchestra he played with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for six seasons, and with the North Carolina Symphony for three seasons. His teaching positions have included Shaw University in Raleigh, NC, the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore and Temple University in Philadelphia. He attended Wheaton College, where his major teachers were Edward Kleinhammer and Arnold Jacobs.

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"The Edwards B502-I allows me to produce the sound that I strive for in all settings; whether chamber, orchestra or as a soloist. It is quick to respond in all registers with a full rich tone. It truly is a fantastic instrument."

Angel Subero
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