Ensembles I’ve performed with:
MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble (MIT FJE) – performances with Sean Jones, Miguel Zenon including a tour to Puerto Rico in January 2019
MIT Symphony Orchestra (MITSO)
Symposium Big Band – Jazz School @Ara Institute of Canterbury (formerly CPIT)
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra – Audition for and subsequent trial performances for the Principal Bass Trombone position
Chapel Brass, Christchurch
Hawthorn Band, Melbourne, Australia
State Youth Wind Orchestra (JBPh), Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany
National Youth Jazz Orchestra (BuJazzO), Germany
State Youth Symphony Orchestra (LJO), Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany
I have performed on Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Sackbut in F, Tenor Trombone, Contrabass Trombone, Eb & Bb Basses and Sousaphone!
Here are some videos of my performances featuring jazz improvisation on contrabass trombone, euphonium and bass trombone:
All of these videos are on my YouTube channel: Matthias Heyne
I have also served as a 3-season and winter hiking leader for the MIT outing club (MITOC) and backpacking school instructor for the Explorer’s Club of Pittsburgh (ECP).