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Wiff Rudd


Wiff Rudd
Professor of Trumpet
Chair, Brass Area

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Mr. Rudd received music degrees from Baylor University (BME) and the University of Northern Colorado (MM). He served as Assistant Professor of Music at Oklahoma Baptist University for seven years and performed regularly with the Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Rudd toured internationally for eight years with the Dallas Brass and is a founding member (1993) of Rhythm & Brass, an international touring/recording chamber ensemble. ~ More...

Mark Schubert
Lecturer in Trumpet

Jeffrey Powers
Associate Professor of Horn

Mr. Powers brings extensive experience in performing and teaching to his duties at Baylor University. He played fulltime professionally and internationally in symphony orchestras for twenty-three years. Having begun his career as second horn in the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Mr. Powers then served as second horn in the New Jersey Symphony, fourth horn in the Philharmonic of Caracas, Venezuela, and fourth horn and Wagner tuba in the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel and Christoph von Dohnanyi. ~ More...

Brent Phillips
Assistant Professor of Trombone

Trombone Studio Web Site

Brent Phillips has been the Assistant Professor of Trombone at Baylor University since the fall of 2004. Currently Mr. Phillips is the principal trombonist of the Waco Symphony and is also principal trombone of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra in Pennsylvania. As trombonist with the "President's Own", Mr. Phillips has gained extensive experience as a soloist. He has been featured with the Marine Band Chamber Orchestra playing the Concerto for Alto Trombone and Orchestra by Johann Albrechtsberger and has been a frequent soloist with the Marine Band during the summer concert series on the National Mall and Wolf Trap Farm Park in Northern Virginia. ~ More...

Dr. Kent Eshelman
Assistant Professor of Tuba/Euphonium

Kent Eshelman is Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium and a member of the faculty brass quintet, Baylor Brass. He holds degrees in Tuba Performance from Michigan State University (D.M.A.), the University of Wisconsin-Madison (M.M.), and the University of Michigan (B.M.), as well as a degree in Jazz Studies (Piano) from the University of Michigan (B.F.A.). He has also taught at Northern Arizona University, Western Kentucky University, Grand Valley State University, and the Interlochen Arts Camp. ~ More...

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