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Paul Bellino Adjunct Artist in Music

Trombone, Tuba

Paul Bellino maintains a rigorous schedule in both performance and instruction. Mr. Bellino currently plays second trombone with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, principal trombone with the Peninsula Music Festival Orchestra of Wisconsin and teaches at Vassar College.

Mr. Bellino received a bachelor’s degree in performance from the Eastman School of Music where he was awarded the Emory Remington Trombone Scholarship as well as a Brass Quintet Fellowship Award. Mr. Bellino also holds a master's degree in orchestral performance from the Manhattan School of Music where he was awarded a full scholarship and the coveted John Clark Award for outstanding accomplishment in brass performance. Mr. Bellino has performed with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Cincinnati Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Montreal Symphony, Russian National Orchestra and St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra and performs in the Caribbean, Japan, Europe and throughout the United States and South America.

  • BA, Eastman School of Music; MA, Manhattan School of Music
  • At Vassar since 2008


Research and Academic Interests

  • Trombone
  • Tuba

Departments and Programs


  • MUSI 076. Trombone
  • MUSI 077. Tuba
  • MUSI 176. Trombone
  • MUSI 177. Tuba
  • MUSI 276. Trombone
  • MUSI 277. Tuba
  • MUSI 376. Trombone
  • MUSI 377. Tuba
  • MUSI 380. Fourth Year Instruction