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James Martin


Office: Murphy Fine Arts Center Rm.

An avid recitalist of 20th century music, James Martin has given performances of solo repertoire for trombone all over the world. In 2019 he was honored to present a full recital of new music for alto, tenor, and bass trombone with organ at the International Trombone Festival. Martin currently holds the position of principal trombone with The American Pops Orchestra, seen frequently on PBS. He has worked with a number of symphony and chamber orchestras in Europe and the US, including: The Esbjerg Ensemble, Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Delaware Symphony, Maryland Lyric Opera, Maryland Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra,  Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, The National Philharmonic, and The World Orchestra.
Martin received his performance degree from Shenandoah Conservatory, a Masters in pedagogy and performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Denmark, and expects to have completed a DMA at Shenandoah Conservatory in the Spring of 2024.