Noah Gladstone holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in trombone performance from the University of Southern California. He has studied under Byron Peebles and Ralph Sauer of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Terry Cravens, bass trombonist of the Los Angeles Opera. Noah performs in symphony orchestras throughout Southern California, as well as for television, film and video games. In addition to his orchestral experience, chamber music and studio work, Noah is a founding member and sackbuttist of Tesserae, an early music ensemble performing the music of the Renaissance and Baroque on historical instruments. Noah was the first employee of The Hornguys, where he was highly regarded for his expertise on all things vintage, his advice when buying and trying horns and his honest portrayal of instruments through photographs and descriptions. He is also an active member on the Trombone Forum where he contributes under the name “Slipmo”.
An active educator in the community, Noah maintains a studio of private students who are all motivated and aspiring musicians. He is the adjunct professor of trombone studies at Mt Saint Mary's College in West Los Angeles.
As an orchestra manager, Noah contracts personnel and manages the musical operations of The West Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra, The Mount Saint Mary's Department of Music and studio sessions for TV and film.
Noah performs professionally on the Alto/Tenor/Bass Trombones, Euphonium, Bass Trumpet, Sackbut and the Serpent. Noah is a member of the American Federation of Musicians Local 47 in Los Angeles.
When not working, Noah enjoys spending time with his wife, bowling, drinking fine beer, collecting vintage stuff and hanging with his friends.