Ensembles I’ve performed with:

Pitt Jazz Ensemble

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).