Achilles Liarmakopoulos is the trombonist of the legendary Canadian Brass. He has toured extensively throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, performing and educating in the world’s most renowned venues and institutions.
As a recitalist, Mr. Liarmakopoulos has performed in China, Panama, Spain, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Finland, Greece, and the United States. At the age of 18, he gave two solo performances at Walt Disney Hall as the grand-prize winner of the Pasadena Showcase House Instrumental Competition. He went on to win prizes at the Christian Lindberg International Competition, the Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe, and the International Trombone Festival’s Robert Marsteller/Conn-Selmer and Larry Wiehe solo competitions.
Mr. Liarmakopoulos holds degrees from the Yale School of Music, the Curtis Institute of Music, San Francisco Conservatory, and the Philippos Nakas Conservatory in his native Athens, Greece. He is currently an adjunct professor of trombone at Brooklyn College (CUNY) in New York.