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Mentor Ric Becker plays his trombone.



RIC BECKER is a multi-instrumentalist specializing in low brass
including trombone, bass trombone, tuba and trumpet. A graduate of Mannes College of Music, Mr. Becker studied with David Finlayson of the New York Philharmonic and acclaimed soloist David Taylor.

Ric's workranges from classical and jazz to pop and contemporary styles, including tours and studio work with Postmodern Jukebox, The Orchestra Now, The Easy Star All-Stars, New York Ska Jazz Ensemble and contemporary classical ensembles Contemporaneous, Mimesis Ensemble and Ensemble Mise-En. He is a regular member of the Kings County Brass, the Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra, and many other working New
York bands.


Ric has appeared on screen including work for MTV, VH1, Hulu, Amazon Studios, and more.

Watch Ric Becker give a master class on writing for the trombone from our November 7th, 2020 Virtual Event.

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