Trombone Alumni

Dr. Jonathan Allen – Lecturer in Trombone, University of Iowa.

Paul Bridso–  Teaching Artist of Jazz Trombone, Drake University.

Nicholas Burnham – Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Utah.

Dr. Joshua Bynum – Assistant Professor of Trombone at The University of Georgia. Runner-up, Atlanta Symphony 2nd Trombone Audition, 2011.

Dr. Jessica Ducharme Butler – Lecturer of Low Brass and Music History, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

Dr. Brian Conklin – Dallas, Texas freelancer and teacher.

Christopher Copeland – 5-8 grade band director, West Branch Middle School

LeAnn Dahn – Masters of Music, New England Conservatory.

Dr. Matthew Driscoll – Adjunct Instructor of Trombone, Central College (Pella, Iowa), Cornell College.

Dr. Scott Garlock – Associate Professor of Low Brass, Assistant Director of Bands, Director of the Jazz Orchestra, member of The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Cleveland Pops Orchestra, and Mansfield Symphony Orchestra.

Tracey Gibbons – Low Brass Instructor, University of Wisconsin, Superior.

Justin Gingerich – Institutional Relations Manager, Orchestra Iowa.

Dr. Arthur Haecker –  Professor of Low Brass and the Director of Bands at Newberry College in Newberry, South Carolina; Brass Instructor, Performing Arts Institute at Wyoming Seminary.

Dr. Brian Hardester – Completed the DMA, Summer 2013.

Dr. Henry Howey – Professor of Trombone, Sam Houston State University.

Dr. David Johansen – Associate Professor of Trombone, Southeastern Louisiana University.

Alex Krawczyk – MM, Indiana University, Student of Carl Lenthe.

Robert Medd – MM, Western Michigan University. Student of Dr. Steve Wolfinbarger.

Dr. John Melton – Principal Trombone, Greensboro Symphony.

Mark Mendell – Trombonist, Nebraska Brass.

Brad Miller – Trombonist, Muscatine Symphony Orchestra; Band Director, Mediapolis School District.

Dr. Bradley Palmer – Associate Professor of Trombone at Columbus State University.

Austin Peiffer – Performer’s Certificate, University of Missouri Kansas City Spring 2015. Completed MM degree at the University of Utah in Spring 2013.

Master Sergeant Michael Piersol – Principal Trombone, The United States Air Force Band

Dr. Denson Paul Pollard – Bass Trombone, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, faculty at The Juilliard School, Montclair State University, and the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College.

Dr. James Roberts – Professor Emeritus of Trombone, Jacksonville State University.

Dr. Donn Schaefer – Associate Professor of Trombone at The University of Utah.

Adam Schroeder.

Steve Shires – Owner, Master Trombone Craftsman, S.E. Shires, Co.

Zach Spindler – Finished coursework. Student teaching, Fall 2012.

Dr. David Stuart – Professor of Trombone, Iowa State University

Dr. Casey Thomas – Adjunct Instructor, Berry College; Instructor, Jacksonville State University; Owner, Solid Brass Music.

Sean Truelove – Owner, Mighty Meatballs, Atlanta, Georgia.

Bonnie Varga – Music Director, St. Mary’s Catholic School, Cheyenne, Wyoming.