Per Brevig Conductor

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Storied Conductor in New York City, NY

Conductor in New York City, NY

Welcome to the official site of Per Brevig, a critically acclaimed conductor in New York City, NY. He is a man of monumental musical talent with a storied career whose journey from humble jazz enthusiast to widely recognized trombone recitalist and orchestra conductor is one to admire. Brevig is a lauded trombone player, music director, educator, and founder of the Edvard Grieg Society, Inc. Here, you can read press releases, view photographs, and even watch lessons from one of the most decorated musical talents of the 20th century. If you have any questions about past, current, or future events, please contact us.

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Learn More About Per Brevig

Per Brevig was born in Norway where he began playing trombone professionally at the age of 16. Mr. Brevig played in the Norwegian military band for three years starting in 1953, at which time, he frequented as a soloist in local concert and radio broadcasts. Afterwards, he received a scholarship to study in Denmark under Palmer Traulsen, the lead trombonist of the Royal Danish Opera Orchestra.

After several years of performance and study, Brevig pursued a career as a freelance trombone player. Between 1966 and 1970, he served as the principal trombonist in the American Symphony Orchestra performing the Ferdinand David and Lars-Erik-Larsson concertinos and acts of the like.

In June 2018, the famed conductor and trombonist was named as the president of the Musicians Club of New York. Today, Brevig continues to conduct and direct the Grieg Festival Orchestra, which features some of the most talented local freelance musicians in New York City. For more information about this organization, please visit

Founding the Edvard Grieg Society

Brevig founded the Edvard Grieg Society, Inc., New York to celebrate the historied composer’s sesquicentennial, which occurred in 1993. Under Brevig’s leadership, the society has produced over 100 events, including recitals, chamber music performances, broadcasts, and symphony orchestra concerts, all to critical acclaim.

Trombone Player in New York City, NY

"Per Brevig Plays Trombone Concert at Carnegie"

Edvard Grieg Society's Program

Edvard Grieg Society's Program for 5/16/2008

Edvard Grieg Society's Program

Edvard Grieg Society's Program for 5/22/2001

Edvard Grieg Society Concert Poster

A Review of an Edvard Grieg Society Concert

A Review of Brevig's Concert Honoring Those Lost in the 2011 Attack in Norway

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Per Brevig is a renowned musician and conductor based in New York City. Contact us today to learn more about working with him or booking him for your event.

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