John Faieta

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Associate Professor of Trombone

John Faieta is an associate professor of trombone at both Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Berklee College of Music.

Faieta has performed in many ensembles, spanning a wide range of sounds and styles. Notable groups he has performed with include the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Ballet, Vermont Symphony, Nashua Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Springfield Symphony, La Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, IRIS Chamber Orchestra, New England Waites Cornet and Sackbut Ensemble, John Allmark Big Band, Hot Tamale Brass Band, Rebirth Brass Band, Chandler Travis Philharmonic, Peter Gabriel, and Linda Ronstadt.

Faieta is a founding member of the award-winning Atlantic Brass Quintet. The Atlantic Brass has won numerous awards in chamber music and made several recordings. Faieta traveled the world for 22 years with the Atlantic Brass Quintet, performing concerts, giving master classes, and judging competitions. He retired from the group in 2007 but still works with the ensemble at the Atlantic Brass Quintet Seminar each year, which is now held at MIT.

Faieta earned a B.M. and an M.M. from Boston University. He is originally from Lynn, Massachusetts.