Trevor New, a Brooklyn Based musician, has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia as a soloist, chamber musician, and recording artist. He has appeared as a soloist performing the Elgar Cello Concerto transcribed for Viola, and premiering the Henderson Viola Concerto with the Chelsea Symphony of New York January 2014. As a chamber musician he has played with the Balkan Chamber Orchestra on a multi-city tour of Japan, Chris McNulty on her latest Jazz album “Eternal”, Joe Daley’s “Portraits and Virtues”, David Chesky's “Joy and Sorrow”, Feist's “Metals”, Hip-hop Violinist and Emmy award winner Damien Escobar, and in the TV Orchestra of television's first drama about life in a Symphony, “Mozart in the Jungle”. In November he will be performing a concert series with Academy award winner Joe Hisaishi, playing his film scores, including “Spirited Away” at Carnegie Hall November 2018.
Trevor, interested in the effect that music has in describing and effecting social issues and human experiences, premiered the Quartet titled “Offer” by Ernest Casutto a Dutch-Jewish Holocaust survivor, which was written in 1944 while he was in a concentration camp, and performed at Carnegie Hall for the "Black Stars of the Great White Way" Broadway Reunion. He also performed as a part of a series called “Broadway Sings” for The Trevor Project, to raise money for suicide prevention efforts among LBGTQ youth.
His work as a sound designer, engineer/producer, and performer can be found in a variety of media, including film scores, arranging, electronic music, TV, and in his newly release album “New Flow” music for yoga and meditation. In a Timeout New York review of a recent January production of the play "Your Hair Looked Great" his music was described as "Smartly Scored". Trevor plays solo performances, playing his viola and singing, and using Ableton Live for looping and effects. He has been hard at work developing his custom sound setup which features the Myo armband, an open source gestural control sensor, midi controllers made by Keith McMillen, and effects he designed himself. He also currently plays Yoga workshops and Sound Baths around Brooklyn and the Northeast.