STEVEN WITSER joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic as Principal Trombone in September 2007. Formerly Assistant Principal Trombone and acting Principal Trombone of The Cleveland Orchestra, Witser also served as the Orchestra's Assistant Personnel Manager. He is a member of the highly acclaimed Center City Brass Quintet.
A native of Oakland, California, Witser received his Bachelor of Music degree and Performer's Certificate from the Eastman School of Music. He was a prizewinner in the Munich International Solo Competition and won second prize in the Geneva International Competition for Musical Performers