Guest Artists

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February 13th, Guest Artist:

Scott Hartman

1pm, room178


Scott Hartman is one of the preeminent trombonists of today, performing throughout the US, Europe and Asia as a soloist and chamber musician.

Mr. Hartman is presently a member of the Yale Brass Trio, Proteus7, the Summit Brass, the Millennium Brass, the Brass Band of Battle Creek and the trombone quartet - Four of a Kind. He began his chamber music career as a member of the famed Empire Brass. You can hear recordings of these groups on the Telarc, Angel/EMI, Sony Classical, Dorian, Summit Brass and Leaping Frog labels.

As a chamber musician, Scott has performed in all of the 50 United States. He has been featured by many major United States symphony orchestras - including the Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, St Louis Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Philadelphia Symphony, Detroit Symphony, San Francisco Symphony and many more. Abroad, Mr. Hartman has been a soloist with the BBBC Orchestra, the New Japan Philharmonic, the Caracas Symphony, the Simone Bolivar Symphony, Bursa (Turkey) State Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony of Taiwan, the Daejeon (South Korea) Philharmonic and the Korean Orchestra in Seoul, South Korea.

Scott heads the trombone department and teaches chamber music at the Yale School of Music. Each summer, he performs and coaches brass chamber music at the Norfolk Chamber Festival, the Raphael Mendez Brass Institute and the Chautauqua Music Festival.

In addition to teaching and performing, Scott runs a publishing company for brass music, Firebird Editions, and has developed and markets his own line of Hartman mouthpieces. He plays the S.E. Shires trombone. For more information, go to


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