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Frits Damrow

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Frits Damrow started his musical carreer as Principal Trumpet of the Radio Symphony Orchestra of the Netherlands when he was 21. After 9 years he was appointed as Principal Trumpet of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam holding this position from 1991 untill 2010. He also taught at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam from 1993 untill 2010. As a chamber musician Frits Damrow played in different groups like the Amsterdam Bach Soloists, the Netherlands Wind Ensemble, the Ebony Band, the Brass Quintet and Brass Ensemble of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Since 2009 he has been Professor of trumpet at the University of the Arts in Zürich, Switzerland (Zürcher Hochschule der Künste). As a soloist Damrow has performed with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Symfonietta Amsterdam, Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra, Italian Chamber Orchestra, the National Orchestra of Lithuania, the Philharminic Orchestra of Transilvania in Rumania, Slovak Symfonietta and the Symphony Orchestra of Seoul.