Yaoji Giuseppe Fu

Hong Kong SAR, China

The Juilliard School, Bachelor’s of Music, Class of 2023, Tenor Trombone Performance

Town of Breckenridge Chair

Born in Hong Kong, trombonist Giuseppe Fu is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s of Music degree at the Juilliard School under Mr. Joseph Alessi. In earlier years, Giuseppe played the bass trombone for 4 years, and won the concerto competition at the Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra. In 2019-21, Giuseppe joined as a freelancer with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. Giuseppe is a proud recipient of the Kovner Fellowship at The Juilliard School.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
I started with violin and piano as a kid, and sung for many years as both my parents are singers

Name three of your favorite composers:
Dmitri Shostakovich, Steven Verhelst, Georg Philipp Telemann

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?
Watching car-related videos, mainly car reviews

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
Enjoy meeting and collaborating with other musicians, as well as the scenery of Breckenridge