Maestro Per Brevig, DMA

Title:  Principal Trombonist (Retired)

Company:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Location:  New York, United States 


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2019)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Entertainment, Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1990, 1992-1993, 1998-1999)
  • Recipient, XIV International Music Competition Award, Prague, Czech Republic (1962)
  • Recipient, Henry B. Cabot Award, Boston Symphony Orchestra (1966)
  • Recipient, Elsie and Walter W. Naumburg Award (1965-1970)
  • Recipient, Koussevitsky Fellowship (1960, 1966)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, International Trombone Association (2016)
  • Recipient, Leif Erickson Award (2014)
  • Recipient, Royal Medal of St. Olav, King Olav V of Norway (1990)


  • DMA, The Juilliard School
  • Coursework in Conducting with Leopold Stokowski and Herbert Blomstedt

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