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Cleveland Orchestra Appoints New Principal Trombone

By OTJ News • September 19, 2022

Brian Wendel joined the Cleveland Orchestra as Principal Trombone in August of 2022, appointed by Franz Welser-Möst. Brian previously served as Principal Trombone of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) for five seasons, beginning in 2017.

More information about Brian can be found at his website,