Mr. Newton is one of New England’s most active musicians, having performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. He has performed as principal bassoon with the Boston Ballet, Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Musica Viva, New Hampshire Symphony, Portland Symphony, Boston Philharmonic, Granite State Symphony, Nashua Symphony, the Boston Classical Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project and has also performed with the Bolshoi Ballet Orchestra and the Prague Radio Symphony.
In addition to his orchestral duties, Mr. Newton maintains an active chamber music schedule as founding member of the Northwinds Quintet (affiliate with Young Audiences of America) and as a member of the Radius Ensemble . For more than a decade he was in residence at the Brevard Music festival (Brevard, NC) and has performed at the Monadnock and Rockport chamber music festivals.
Mr. Newton has been featured soloist with the Boston Classical Orchestra, the Harvard Bach Society Orchestra, the Granite State Symphony, the Nashua Symphony, and can be heard on the A&M, Gasparo, North Eastern, Pickwick Masterworks, New World and BMOP Sound labels.
Mr. Newton is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music where he studied with Sherman Walt, former principal bassoonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.