Trombonist Michael Powell has been a member of the celebrated American Brass Quintet since 1983. He has taught classes in trombone and chamber music all over the world. He performs and records regularly with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and the Little Orchestra Society. He frequently appears with such diverse ensembles as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Speculum Musicae, the Zankel Band of Carnegie Hall, Music Today, Musical Elements, Peter Schickele’s New York Pick-Up Ensemble, and Tidewater Quintet. Powell has commissioned, premiered, and recorded solo works by David Sampson, Eric Ewazen, Steven Sacco, and Robert Martin. He has appeared as soloist with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Aspen Music Festival, Kansas City Philharmonic, and New Hampshire Music Festival. He is on the faculties of SUNY at Stony Brook and the Aspen Music Festival.