Seth Hamlin is a Boston-area trombone player, teacher, and composer. He holds advanced degrees in trombone from the New England Conservatory and the University of Southern California, and has also earned a Diploma in Film Scoring from the Berklee College of Music. He has traveled extensively and performed in many countries including China, South Africa, Australia, and much of Europe and was also a full time member of the Symphony Orchestra of the State of Mexico in Toluca.

In Boston, Hamlin has performed in many classical groups as well as Latin and jazz ensembles like Grupo Fantasia, Hot Tamale Brass Band, and Brass Planet. As a composer his pieces have been performed by the Waltham Symphony, the Hillyer Festival Orchestra, and the Thayer Symphony.

Hamlin teaches all low brass instruments and is on the faculty of Umass Boston, the St. Mark’s School, and Arlington Public Schools. His students range from beginner to college level music majors. They have been accepted to Northeast District and All-State and some have gone on to play professionally. Hamlin stresses the importance of making music beyond the written page and uses improvisation as well as standard classical methods to inspire his students.