Conductor Profile

Abhinn Malhotra, ConductorOriginally from Long Island, Abhinn Malhotra began his undergraduate education at Hofstra University as a euphonium performance major studying with Michael Salzman. He was the recipient of the Stephen P. Saltzman Endowed Scholarship, an annual award for undergraduate euphonium players demonstrating excellence in performance. Abhinn transferred to the Peabody Institute of Music to complete his undergraduate euphonium studies with Dr. Steven Kellner. He has performed at Peabody as principal euphonium of the Peabody Wind Ensemble, and Brass Band, and was a member of the Peabody Concert Orchestra, Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, and Trombone Ensemble. At the Peabody Institute, he also began formally studying Wind Conducting with Dr. Harlan D. Parker.

After graduating with his Bachelor’s Degree in Euphonium Performance, Abhinn returned to Peabody and began pursuing two Master’s degrees in wind conducting and euphonium performance, continuing his studies with Dr. Harlan D. Parker and Dr. Steven Kellner, respectively. After completing his graduate degrees in 2018, Abhinn returned to the Peabody Institute as a Doctoral Candidate in Wind Conducting, and was awarded the Wind Conducting Graduate Assistantship. Outside of music, Abhinn enjoys cooking, board games, video games, and road trips, and is an avid hockey and baseball fan. You can also hear Abhinn as one of the voices on WBJC, Classical Music Radio Maryland at 91.5 FM, or