2nd / Associate Principal
- Member of the Colorado Symphony since 1990
- Former faculty member at the University of Wyoming, Metropolitan State University, and the Colorado Christian University
Paul Naslund has been a member of the Colorado Symphony since 1990. Before joining the Colorado Symphony, Paul toured regularly with Robert Nagle and the King’s Brass, and was Principal Trombone with the Central City Opera.
Mr. Naslund is a graduate of the University of Michigan (B.M. ’86, M.M. ’88). He has performed at several Colorado festivals including The Colorado Music Festival, Strings in the Mountains, The Telluride Jazz Festival, and The National Repertory Orchestra.
Paul is still very active performing brass chamber music and has recorded with The Bartels Brass, The Boulder Brass and The Denver Brass. Among his favorite memories are performances with Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, James Garner, and John Denver. His university faculty experience includes the University of Wyoming, Metropolitan State University, Colorado Christian University, and guest lecturer at the University of Colorado, University of Michigan, and Denver University. Paul is a consummate DIYer and never lacks projects at his 1940’s era home where he lives with his wife and three sons. He enjoys family road trips, reading, video games, and volunteering with a creative problem solving organization called Destination Imagination.