Famed trombonist Paul Pollard to perform at Tech

COOKEVILLE – Tennessee Tech University’s School of Music presents famed trombonist Paul Pollard in concert on Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 7:30 p.m., in the Wattenbarger Auditorium.

He will be joined by Joshua Hauser, Tech professor of trombone, as well as Prentiss Hobbs and Justin Waller for the performance. 

Pollard is professor of music in trombone at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and bass/tenor trombonist/bass trumpet player with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. 

Pollard was the bass trombonist of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra for 2014-2015 and the Hong Kong Philharmonic from 2001-2007. He earned the Doctorate of Musical Arts degree and the Master of Musical Arts degree from the University of Iowa, and the Bachelor of Science degree in music education from Jacksonville State University. 

He is a passionate champion of the bass trombone as a solo instrument and has performed as a soloist worldwide. Pollard is a Buffet Crampon artist and performs exclusively on Courtois trombones and Ultimate Brass mouthpieces.

Wattenbarger Auditorium is located in the Bryan Fine Arts Building on Tech’s campus at 1150 N. Dixie Ave., Cookeville. This concert is free and open to the public. 

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