Biography

The Classical Rapper aka ‘DJ WeiBei’ was born Anthony Russell Wise to a musical family. He attended The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the age of 18. After spending three years studying with Nitzan Haroz, currently Principal Trombone of The Philadelphia Orchestra, Anthony successfully auditioned and was appointed Principal Trombone of The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Tel Aviv, Israel. He has worked with conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Wolfgang Sawallisch, and James Levine and has been a member of The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and The San Antonio Symphony. Currently, Anthony is Sub-Principal Trombone of The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Never one to play by the rules, Anthony honed his musical skills and morphed into The Classical Rapper, ‘DJ WeiBei’. Creating a brand new sound, every track contains an orchestral, ballet, or classical highlight hidden within. His unique fusion of classical and urban sounds create a product that leave listeners mesmerized and wanting to hear more.
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