Biographies

Hana Beloglavec

Trombonist and pedagogue Hana Beloglavec has a dynamic career performing as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, and teaching at Louisiana State University. In March 2020, Beloglavec performed the Lars-Erik Larsson Trombone Concertino with the U.S. Army Orchestra as a guest artist of the American Trombone Workshop. As a soloist, she has been interested in …

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Audrey Flores

Audrey Flores is a freelancing horn player in New York City.  She attended the Juilliard School and the Mannes College of Music, and regularly plays in Broadway productions and with orchestras in the tri-state area. Audrey most recently served as Acting Principal Horn of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra in Ohio for the 2017-2018 season. Formerly …

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Monarch Brass

In the tradition of the highest artistic levels of brass playing, Monarch Brass was founded by Susan Slaughter, retired principal trumpet of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.  This musical ‘dream team’ has and continues to represent the very best women brass soloists, orchestral, and premiere military band players throughout North America and Europe.  Impressed by …

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Athena Brass

The Athena Brass Band  made its debut in 2003 by invitation at the International Women’s Brass Conference held at Illinois State University.  Founded and formed by Laura Lineberger, a euphonium player and brass band aficionado, it is the first all-female brass band in the United States.  The success of their first performance resulted in further invitations to …

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Monarch Brass

In the tradition of the highest artistic levels of brass playing, Monarch Brass was founded by Susan Slaughter, retired principal trumpet of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.  This musical ‘dream team’ has and continues to represent the very best women brass soloists, orchestral, and premiere military band players throughout North America and Europe.  Impressed by …

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Kristy Morrell

Kristy Morrell is Associate Professor of Horn at Baylor University. Prior to her position at Baylor she was Chair of the department of Winds, Brass, and Percussion, and a faculty member at the University of Southern California for more than 20 years teaching french horn, chamber music, and career strategies. She has been a member …

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Jasmine Pigott

Jasmine “Jazzie” Pigott began to play the tuba at the age of ten after accidentally choosing the trombone and playing that for a year; she quickly excelled.  As a college junior in 2018, Jasmine was invited to be a solo artist on the “Promising Artists of the 21st Century” concert series tour in Costa Rica. …

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Carrie Blosser

Dr. Carrie Blosser is a trumpet instrumentalist with U.S. Navy Band Great Lakes in North Chicago, Illinois. Before moving to Chicago, Dr. Blosser was a member of the U.S. Fleet Forces Band in Norfolk, VA. Equally comfortable in various genres, she plays over 100 concerts for military, community, and diplomatic ceremonies per year in various …

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