After graduating from UMass Lowell, Roy toured for two years with the stage orchestra for "Milton Berle's Vaudeville Tour". He returned to Boston to play for Concerts in Black and White, the Handel Haydn Society, and Boston Pops "Adventures In Music" under Newton Wayland. He became second trombonist with the Boston Opera Company under Sarah Caldwell and house trombonist for the Colonial Theater. As well, Roy was house trombonist for the Cape Cod Melody tent and performed frequently with the South Shore Music Circus, the North Shore Music Circus, and the Braintree and Saugus Chateau de Ville. For several years he performed as principal trombonist with the L.A. Opera A La Carte on their New England tours. Roy is presently principal trombonist with the Cape Cod Symphony. Other orchestras Roy has been or is a member of are the Simon Symphony, the Indian Hill Symphony, The Nashua Symphony, the Manchester Symphony, and the New Bedford Symphony. He has conducted shows for Bridgewater State University, Ohio State University at their summer home on the Cape (the Monomoy Theater) at the Harwich Jr. Theater, and Sandwich High.
Roy's teaching positions have included Brown University, Norwood High School, Weymouth High, Dennis/Yarmouth Regional, South Shore Conservatory, and Cape Cod Conservatory. As pianist, Roy is accompanist for Leslie Loosli, a frequent soprano recitalist and formerly a performer of opera in New York.
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