Bass Trombonist Justin Clark was Born and raised in Rhode Island, USA and was encouraged to perform music from a young age. Already with an orchestral career that has taken him around the world, Justin is gaining recognition as a soloist, recording artist, and educator.
Justin attended the Music Industry program of Syracuse University where he was a
winner of the University Concerto competition and performed Chris Brubeck’s “James Brown in the Twilight Zone” with orchestra. He studied trombone with Professor
William Harris. He then continued his studies at the Manhattan School of Music with bass trombone virtuoso David Taylor and further with Professor Donald Harwood at the Juilliard School in New York.
While at Juilliard in 2006 he won the position for Bass Trombone with the Berne Symphony Orchestra, in Berne Switzerland. Since emigrating to Switzerland Justin has appeared as a guest with many renowned orchestras in Europe and has performed with the Budapest Festival Orchestra under maestro Iván Fischer since 2012.
In 2013 Justin was appointed Professor of Bass Trombone at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva, Switzerland. He has appeared as a soloist and given masterclasses in the USA, Germany, Switzerland, Brazil, and Taiwan. His solo CD “Permanent Transience” was released to critical acclaim in 2013 on NeuKlang records.