B.M., B.M.E. Trossingen Hochschule for Music
M.M. Yale University
D.M.A. Boston University
Martin Wittenberg has taught trombone and has been a faculty mentor for orchestra at Gordon College since 2011. He previously taught at the Longy School of Music, Boston University, and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.
Dr. Wittenberg is a member of Bala Brass and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project and has held positions with Munich Brass, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Philharmonia of the Nations, and the Hof Symphony in Germany. Through involvement in these orchestras and chamber ensembles, he has performed at venues in Europe, Asia and the U.S.A. including the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, London's Cadogan Hall, Konzerthaus Berlin, the Kennedy Center, and the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing. Dr. Wittenberg performs extensively with orchestras and chamber ensembles in New England and beyond, including Symphony New Hampshire and the Cape Cod, Portland, Eastern Connecticut, and Plymouth Symphony orchestras. He has played with the orchestras of Opera Boston, Colorado Music Festival, Spoleto Festival USA, Castleton Festival, and the American Repertory Theatre as well as with numerous ensembles throughout Europe.
He has recorded for the Beauport Classical, BMOPSound, Decca, Euroarts, Hänssler, MMO, NCA and Profil labels.
His principal teachers include Martin Henry, Abbie Conant, Bill Booth, Scott Hartman, Otmar Strobel and Don Lucas.