Trombone

Richard Linn
Principal

Richard (Rick) Linn has been performing as a freelance musician on trombone and euphonium in the Delaware Valley area since 1977. He has performed in many different venues, from the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia to the casinos in Atlantic City. He is the principal trombone in the Bay-Atlantic Symphony, principal tenor trombone in Opera Delaware Orchestra and second trombone in the Delaware Symphony Orchestra. He also subs regularly with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra and records for NFL Films in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.. In the past, Rick has played with the Pennsylvania Ballet, the Opera Company of Philadelphia as well as the Reading Symphony.

Mr. Linn received a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education in 1975, and a Master of Music in Applied Trombone in 1977 from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, while working as a graduate assistant. During this time, he also played extra trombone with the Pittsburgh Symphony. He is presently an adjunct professor of trombone at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ.


Catherine Bridge
2nd

Catherine Bridge is our 2nd chair trombonist.  She received both her Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in performance from the Manhattan School of Music.  Catherine has had an eclectic career.  She has toured with Broadway shows, been soloist with the Brooklyn Philharmonia, performed with many different big bands and brass quintets.  Before it closed down Catherine was seen regularly at the Club Harlem in Atlantic City and with the Ice Capades at the A.C. convention Hall.  Cathy has performed frequently in the Atlantic City Casinos for some of the greats including Andrea Bocelli and Luciano Pavarotti, George Burns, Joan Rivers and Don Rickles to name a few.  Catherine has been principal trombonist with the Ocean City Pops since 1982 where she also has been a featured soloist.  Catherine hasbeen an educator since 1982 and presently teaches in 3 school districts, Mullica Township MS, Avalon Elementary School and Stone Harbor Elementary School.


Jonathan Schubert
Bass Trombone

Jonathan Schubert presently maintains an active, full-time career as a bass trombone player and composer in the greater Philadelphia area. Jonathan has played bass trombone with the Sarasota Opera Orchestra for the past nine years.  He also plays with Opera Philadelphia, Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Opera Delaware, and LaBamba’s Big Band.  Jonathan has played bass trombone for the Pennsylvania Ballet, Delaware Symphony Orchestra, Fairmount Brass Quartet, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and the Philly Pops.  He’s recorded commercial soundtracks for General Motors, and is also a recording artist for NFL Films.  He can be heard on Southside Johnny’s award-winning album, Grapefruit Moon.