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About

Lauren Casey-Clyde is an active freelancer, educator, chamber musician and soloist residing in Austin, TX. She has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Austin Symphony Orchestra, Austin Opera, Temple Symphony Orchestra, Central Texas Philharmonic, Waco Symphony Orchestra, Cambrian Symphony Orchestra and Round Top Festival Orchestra. She recently made her debut performance at SXSW performing with Density 512 as part of the Graham Reynolds Showcase, and has recorded and performed with New-Orleans style Boss Street Brass Band. She made her Carnegie Hall debut in June, performing under the baton of Jerry Junkin with the University of Texas Wind Ensemble. Internationally, Lauren was named a finalist for the 2023 International Trombone Association Quartet Competition and the winner of the Emory Remington Trombone Choir Competition. She has performed under many esteemed conductors such as Andris Nelsons, Bernard Haitink, Robert Spano and JoAnn Falletta. 

 

As a soloist, Lauren is a selected performer for the 2024 International Women's Brass Conference in Mito City, Japan. In 2022, she was invited as a special guest to perform at the Texas State Capitol for the  International Peace Concert. She was a finalist at the 2023 Big 12 Tenor Trombone Solo Competition, a finalist in the 2022 University of Texas Concerto Competition, and a prize winner in the Susan Slaughter Solo Competition at the 2019 International Women’s Brass Conference. In 2016, she was named the winner of the Northeast Tuba and Euphonium Conference Young Artist Solo, and has since made solo appearances around the country with the University of Texas Concert Band, New England Brass Band, Saratoga High School Wind Ensemble, and Boston University Wind Ensemble.

 

Lauren serves as the Assistant Professor of Trombone & Euphonium at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, TX. She also serves as a private teacher in the Austin area to 6-12th grade students and regularly gives clinics and masterclasses around the area. Her students have consistently won positions at prestigious universities, region bands, all-state ensembles, honor bands, and summer festivals.

Lauren received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Texas at Austin in 2024, where she served as the trombone studio teaching assistant. She also holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Texas at Austin, a Bachelor of Music degree from Boston University, where she received the prestigious Brass Department Award, and studied abroad at the Royal College of Music in London for a semester. Her primary instrument was euphonium until graduate school, and she has a distinct passion for playing bass trumpet and sackbut as well. Lauren’s principal teachers include Dr. Nathaniel Brickens and Boston Symphony tubist Mike Roylance. Lauren has been published in the International Tuba Euphonium Association Journal and can be heard on the BBC Symphony Orchestra CD Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony, performing with the Royal College of Music Brass Band.

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