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Masterclass: John Whitaker, Trombone

    • Trombone professor at the University of Alabama since 2009, John Whitaker is in demand as a guest artist and has appeared at The Juilliard School, New England Conservatory, Yale University, and Indiana University. In 2012, Whitaker made his Carnegie Hall debut as a soloist at the New York Wind Band Festival and has performed with the New York Philharmonic. Whitaker is principal trombone of the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra and performs regularly with the Alabama Symphony. Dr. Whitaker holds a Doctor of Music in Brass Pedagogy from Indiana University.