Nitzan Haroz

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Nitzan Haroz is an Israeli trombonist. He is the Principal Trombone of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, having been offered the position in 2011 and officially taking over in August 2012.[1]

Haroz was born in Israel. His mother, Adina Haroz, is a professional harpist.[2]

He was the Principal Trombonist of the Philadelphia Orchestra from 1995 to 2012.[3] From 1993 to 1995, he was the Assistant Principal Trombonist for the New York Philharmonic, and was principal trombonist at the Rishon-Le Zion Symphony and Opera Orchestra and the Juilliard Symphony Orchestra, where he attended school. He also played trombone in the Israel Defense Forces Orchestra and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. Haroz taught at the Curtis Institute of Music from 1998[4] and also teaches at Temple University.[2]

Haroz also performs as a jazz musician[5] and as a classical trombonist in his own recitals.[6]


  1. ^ Haven, CK Dexter (February 3, 2012). "It's official: Nitzan Haroz will be the new Principal Trombone of the LA Phil". All is Yar. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  2. ^ a b It's the Library - Loud and Clear!. The Jewish Exponent, April 12, 2007.
  3. ^ Nitzan Haroz. International Trombone Festival, 2004.
  4. ^ Taking and Giving Advice. Overtones, 2005.
  5. ^ Nitzan Haroz, trombone, Edward Zilberkant, piano. Philadelphia City Paper, March 20, 1997.
  6. ^ 76 Trombones, and Then Some. Asbury Park Press, July 13, 2008.