Mr. Tadd Russo
Tadd Russo (b. 1976) Currently serves as a staff arranger with the United States Air Force Band in Washington, DC and teaches music technology at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD. Russo completed his Masters degree in composition from The Ohio State University where his principal instructor was Thomas Wells. His music has been performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the NOW new music festival (Capital University) at the OCEAn festival (Oberlin Conservatory), the Electrolune Festival (Lunel, France), the Contemporary Music Festival (The Ohio State University), and the Society of Composers National Convention (San Antonio, Texas), The International Double Reed Society Conference (Norman, Oklahoma), and by the Dallas Wind Symphony (Dallas, Texas). As an orchestrator and arranger, he has worked with Ben Vereen, Ronan Tynan, Anthony Kearns, Sara Evans, the San Juan Children's chorus, Soulful Symphony, and Kool and the Gang, among others.