Internationally-recognized trombonist Michael Mulcahy of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra presents this masterclass for Stanford students, free and open to the public.
Mulcahy has appeared as a soloist and teacher in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Holland, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Russia, Japan, China, Argentina, New Zealand, and Australia. He has appeared as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Hilversum Radio Symphony Orchestra, and on tour with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
He is very active as a member of the Chicago Chamber Musicians and has collaborated with Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulez, Christoph Eschenbach, Joseph Silverstein, and Yo-Yo Ma, as well as making appearances at Chamber Music Northwest, Wolf Trap, Ravinia, and the Grand Teton Music festivals. He has worked with many of the world's most prominent composers, including Elliot Carter, John Harbison, Luciano Berio, Iannis Xenakis, Olivier Messian, and Krzysztof Penderecki, and was a member of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Performance Ensemble.
Michael Mulcahy was born in Sydney, Australia. He began studying the Trombone with his father, Jack Mulcahy, and completed his studies with Baden McCarron of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Geoffrey Bailey at the State Conservatorium of New South Wales.