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 pieces for loop pedal and trombone and has commissioned Chemical Reaction by Marc Mellits.
Beloglavec was a core member of Seraph Brass from 2017-2020 and with the group performed and taught across the United States and the world. With Seraph, she was a guest artist at the 2019 Busan Maru International Music Festival in South Korea, the 2017 and 2018 Lieksa Brass Week in Finland, and the 2019 Artosphere Music Festival in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Also deeply interested in orchestral music, Beloglavec currently performs as a substitute trombonist with the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. In the summer of 2019 she was the first woman brass player for the Armenian National Philharmonic’s production of Verdi’s Otello. She has also performed as a substitute trombonist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under conductors Charles Dutoit, Sir Mark Elder, Ludovic Morlot, and Esa-Pekka Salonen, as well as the Chicago-based early-music ensemble Music of the Baroque under Jane Glover and Nicholas Kraemer. Beloglavec also performed as a member of the American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra in Graz, Austria.
Hana Beloglavec received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Northwestern University, where she studied with Professors Michael Mulcahy, Douglas Wright, Timothy Higgins, Randall Hawes, and Christopher Davis. She completed her Master of Music degree at Yale University and her Bachelor of Music degree at Western Michigan University, where she studied with Professor Scott Hartman and Dr. Steve Wolfinbarger, respectively. In 2019 she was awarded the Early Career Award from Western Michigan University’s College of Fine Arts. Hana Beloglavec is currently the assistant professor of music at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she teaches trombone and chamber music.
Hana Beloglavec is a Shires Artist and an Ultimate Brass Artist.