Julian Kirgan

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Sub Principal Trombone Orchestra Wellington

Julian is a professional trombonist and multi-instrumentalist based in Wellington. As a trombonist, Julian performs with the country’s top orchestras and ensembles including the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Wellington, The Royal NZ Airforce Band and acclaimed bands Richter City Rebels and Raw Collective. Julian enjoys a diverse freelance career, performing in numerous bands and styles ranging from Classical, Jazz, Big Band, Funk, Soul, Hip Hop, Latin, Bossa Nova and more.

Julian also plays Guitar, Bass Guitar, Piano, Violin, Drums and has a passion for composition, song writing and music production. Julian can teach all brass instruments (Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, French Horn, Euphonium) and Guitar in a range of styles (Classical, Folk, Rock, Jazz, Bossa Nova). Julian will always encourage students to use their newly learned skills creatively through composition and improvisation.