Jacob Elkin is an NYC based musician, composer and educator. His music emphasizes a contemporary approach through microtonality and electronic spatialization.
Mr. Elkin has performed on some of the most prestigious stages of the world including Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center and The Kimmel Center. He has presented lecture performances at Mozarteum University Salzburg, the University of London and The Contemporary Art Center Seoul, South Korea. He has premiered new works for trombone in chamber settings with New York Composers Circle, Mimesis Ensemble, Contemporaneous, Ensemble Mise-en and The New York Trombone Consort with David Taylor. He has premiered solo works for trombone by Hubert Howe, Dary John Mizelle, Monroe Golden, Joseph Pehrson, Jin-Hee Han, Josh Oxford and many others. Mr. Elkin has been written about in many publications including Broadway World, OperaWire, New Music USA, I Care if you Listen, Classical Music Daily and Avant Music News. His music is available on WAW and Ablaze records and has been played on WKCR New York Radio.
Jacob Elkin regularly performs on tenor trombone, bass trombone, euphonium and tuba. He is on faculty as brass instructor at The United Nations International School.