Milton Aldana

Title: 
Lecturer--Applied Trombone, Brass Ensembles, World of Music, and Theory
Office Location: 
Murphy Fine Arts Center Rm. 329M
Phone: 
443-885-3286
Email: 
milton.aldana@morgan.edu

Milton Aldana teaches applied trombone, tuba, and euphonium, as well as Seminar in theWorld of Music (a world music class) at Morgan State. He is also the low brass instructor at the Baltimore School for the Arts. As an active free-lance tenor and bass trombonist in the Baltimore region, he plays with such organizations as the Lyric Brass Quintet; Concert Artists of Baltimore; Maryland, Mid-Atlantic, and Soulful Symphonies;Maryland Lyric, and Washington Concert Opera Companies; Handel Choir of Baltimore;Spires Brass Band; Brooks Tegler Big Band, and various other jazz and chamber groups in the region. He also is a contractor for several Baltimore organizations.

Other musical activities include co-presenting at the Eastern Trombone Workshop in Washington, D.C. on the use of duets in the low brass studio, teaching brass to youth in rural Uganda, and accompanying the Morgan State Jazz Combo on a tour of Colombia,South America. Milton received his music degrees from the University of Texas at ElPaso and the University of Northern Colorado and studied with Buddy Baker, Susan K. Smith, and Milt Stevens. Before moving to Baltimore, he has held faculty positions at Texas A & M University-Kingsville and the University of Mississippi in Oxford and has performed in Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Louisiana, and El Paso. He is a member of the International Trombone Association, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Kappa Kappa Psi.