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Cristian Ganicenco holds degrees from the National Academy of Music (Bucharest, Romania), Carnegie Mellon University, and attended Rutgers University. During those years, he studied with Byron McCulloh and Joseph Alessi. Cristian Ganicenco has distinguished himself as an international soloist and Principal Trombonist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, which he was appointed in 1999. In October 2003, he made his solo debut with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performing Creston’s “Fantasy” for Trombone and Orchestra. His solo CD album “Beyond Oblivion” received critical acclaim in the American Record Guide. Mr. Ganicenco has performed extensively around the world and has participated in numerous international music festivals, including Salzburg, Edinburgh, Munich, Sao Paolo, Milan, and Paris. In demand as a recitalist and lecturer, he has given master classes at universities and colleges throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Mr. Ganicenco performs exclusively on Edwards Trombones and Greg Black Mouthpieces.