CWRU Music Department, received a Bachelor of Music degree from The University of Akron and a Master of Music degree from Eastman School of Music. He taught a Jazz Methods class for music education majors and assisted Rayburn Wright with basic arranging classes and Ramon Ricker with classes in Jazz Theory as a teaching assistant at Eastman. He also taught arranging and conducted weekly master classes in trombone as a member of the Eastman Summer Jazz Faculty from 1986 until 1988. Performance experiences include the Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller Orchestras (lead trombone and arranger), the American Wind Symphony (associate principal trombonist), and several Broadway touring productions and Las Vegas type shows. He is principal trombonist of the Canton Symphony and Cleveland Jazz Orchestra. He was appointed to the CWRU faculty in 1988.
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Dean of the Conservatory
216.791.5000 ext. 204
Administrative Assistant to the Dean
216.791.5000 ext. 273
216.791.5000 ext. 230
International Student Advisor
216.791.5000 ext. 233
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October 29, 2014, 8:00 pm
Marla Berg, soprano, guest artist
Tanya Ell, cello, guest artist
Robert Woolfrey, clarinet, guest artist
Jason Smith, trombone
Linda Jones, piano
Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith, piano
New Music Series Symposium
November 1, 2014, 1:30 pm
James Mobberley, guest composer
Preparatory: Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony Concert
November 2, 2014, 3:00 pm
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony I
Dr. Gary M. Ciepluch, conductor
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony II – Symphonic Winds
Melissa Lichtler, conductor
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony II – Concert Winds
Daniel Crain, conductor