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Nicholas Orovich, principal trombone

What instruments do you play?
trombone, both tenor and alto, and euphonium

What is your educational background?
New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA – Master of Music, with honors, 1978
University of Wisconsin-Madison – Bachelor of Music, 1976
L’Institute de Hautes Etudes Musicales, Montreux, Switzerland – fellowship student, 1974-75

When did you start playing for the PSO? And where else do you perform?1979

Where did you grow up? Mayville, Wisconsin

Where do you currently live? Exeter, New Hampshire

Describe a typical day. Professor of Music University of New Hampshire; teach lessons to low brass students; conductor of the symphonic band

What is your favorite PSO memory to date?
90th Anniversary Concert

How did you get started in music?
public schools

Personal Information (family, pets, kids, etc.):
I’m a bicycling enthusiast and annually ride an average of 7,000 miles along New Hampshire’s beautiful back roads. I live in Exeter, New Hampshire with my wife, Jeremy Townsend, owner and president of Publishing Works, Inc., a book publishing company, our daughter Olivia, and son Stephan.

Do you teach? If so, how can people get in touch with you?
Professor of Music, University of New Hampshire.

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