Trombonist Justin Croushore is in demand across many boundaries of musical style. He is currently a member of Boston-based new music ensemble Some Assembly Required and the Auxilium Trombone Trio, which currently serves as Ensemble in Residence at the University of Kentucky. He has performed with ensembles across the world including the Belgrade Philharmonic, Sarajevo Philharmonic, Cape Ann Symphony, Louisville Orchestra, Lexington Ballet, and more. He has had the honor to work with musicians including Zubin Mehta, Sir Andre Previn, Howard Shore, Frederica von Stade, Uros Lajovic, and Gabriel Feltz. As a member of the internationally recognized reggae act the Cliftones, Justin is the recipient of seven Cincinnati Entertainment Awards in best live performance and best world/reggae music category.
Justin holds degrees from the Longy School of Music, Bard College, and Morehead State University. Teachers include Bradley Kerns, Norman Bolter, Dr. William Mann, and Dr. Jeanie K. Lee.
Upcoming projects and performances include the fall 2017 release of Justin’s first album, Stuff, which explores a wide range of styles and repertoire available to the trombone as a solo and chamber music instrument. With the Auxilium Trombone Trio, Justin will be a guest artist presenter at the 2017 XXIII Brazilian Trombone Association Festival in Cuiabá, and will release an album of works by Hartley, Premru, and Hidas.
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