The College of Arts and Architecture

Christopher Brown

chris brown holding a trombone

Christopher Brown ('12 M.M.-trombone) will make his Carnegie Hall debut in May 2016 as a member of the Seminole Trombone Quartet. The recital will feature a world premiere of a quartet written by New York-based composer Sheila Silver, and we will also feature Yale School of Music faculty member Scott Hartman as a guest soloist.

Brown is currently the bass trombonist with Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with the New World Symphony, National Repertory Orchestra, Panama City Pops Orchestra, Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra with the Connecticut Lyric Opera, the State College Choral Society, Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra, and the Freedom Brass Band of Northeast Ohio. From 2010 to 2012, Christopher was the bass trombonist of the Nittany Valley Symphony.

He is currently pursuing a doctor of music degree at Florida State University. As a teaching assistant, he teaches undergraduate music major lessons, co-directs the Trombone Choir, and assists with the day to day operations of the trombone studio. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Akron and an artist diploma from Yale in addition to his master's degree from Penn State. He was a trombone student of Mark L. Lusk.