Music Educator | Trombone | Euphonium
Lauren Casey-Clyde is an international performer and music educator residing in Austin, TX. She maintains an active performance career that has brought her across the globe to 4 countries, 18 states, and has given her the opportunity to perform with Orchestras such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and with conductors such as Andris Nelsons and Bernard Haitink. She has been a part of ensembles such as the New England Brass Band, Brookline Symphony Orchestra, Cambrian Symphony Orchestra, Fulham Brass Band, Gardner Street Brass Quintet, and the MAX Tuba Quartet, which have performed concerts all around the United States.
As a soloist, Ms. Casey-Clyde has been recognized at Regional, National, and International Solo Competitions. Most recently, she placed Third in the Susan Slaughter Solo Competition at the 2019 International Women’s Brass Conference in Arizona. She was a Finalist in the Artist Euphonium competition of the 2018 Midwest Regional ITEA Conference in Fort Wayne, and was the Winner of the Young Artists Euphonium Competition at the 2015 Northeast Regional ITEA Conference in Ithaca, NY.
Alongside her performing career, Ms. Casey-Clyde is passionate about dedicating her time to teaching. Prior to moving to Texas, she served as a full time Private Lesson Instructor, and a Brass Clinician to many of the public schools around the San Francisco Bay Area. She has maintained a Private Studio of students who have made it into Regional County Bands, California All-State Bands, and summer festivals such as the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.
In the genre of Marching arts and Pageantry, she is currently working as a Brass Instructor for the seven-time DCI World Class Champion, Santa Clara Vanguard Drum & Bugle Corps. She is a proud alumnus of Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps, where she marched as a Lead Baritone, was a featured Soloist, and earned an individual accolade for being an outstanding member. In 2019, she served on the brass educational staff for the five-time DCI Open Class Champion, the Blue Devils B Drum Corps in Concord, CA. At the high school level, she is currently on staff at Vandegrift High School Marching Band as a marching technician.
Ms. Casey-Clyde is currently pursuing her Masters of Music Degree in Trombone Performance, under the instruction of Dr. Nathaniel Brickens. She is a member of the University of Texas Wind Ensemble under the direction of Jerry Junkin, as serves as a Teaching Assistant for the Longhorn Band and Longhorn pep band. She previously earned her Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and Performance at Boston University in 2018, studying Euphonium under the tutelage of BSO Principal Tubist Mike Roylance. During this period, she also studied Trombone Performance at the Royal College of Music under the study of Byron Fulcher and Amos Miller for a Study Abroad, and continued trombone studies with Steve Lange and Don Lucas in Boston.
She can be heard on the BBC Symphony Orchestra CD Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony, performing with the Royal College of Music Brass Band, on Boston University’s CD Expanding Spaces, performing Principal Euphonium, and on Nick Quigley's CD titled Interventions, collaborating as a soloist.