Wayne J. Solomon
Trombone
Wayne is very active as a performer throughout California and the US. He is currently the bass trombonist with the Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra, Modesto Symphony Orchestra, and Sarasota (FL) Opera Orchestra, second trombonist with the Monterey Symphony, and has previously held positions with the Napa Valley and Santa Cruz symphonies. He performs frequently with the Pacific Symphony Orchestra in Costa Mesa, CA, and has also performed with the San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra and San Diego Symphony. Wayne is also the orchestra personnel manager for the Fresno Philharmonic and Monterey Symphony, and appeared as soloist along with the other members of the Monterey Symphony low brass section on the April 2011 subscription set, performing the Concerto Grosso for three trombones and tuba by Dubensky.

He has been a member the Carmel Bach Festival and Music in the Mountains Festival in Grass Valley for sixteen seasons, and has performed with other summer festivals such as the Cabrillo Music Festival and the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria. He has also played with the Sunriver Music Festival in Bend, OR for 5 seasons. In his spare time he enjoys playing ice hockey, backpacking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and riding his road bicycle.