Brett Evans | Low Brass
Brett R. Evans holds a master's degree in trombone performance from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and a bachelor's degree in music education from Eastern Illinois University. During his studies at IU, Evans performed as a member of the university's orchestral program, wind ensemble with Stephen Pratt, and in Dr. David N. Baker's jazz ensemble. Evan's principal teachers include Charlie Greening of Lexington, Kentucky; Eastern Illinois University retired professor of trombone Allan Horney, and Indiana University Jacobs School of Music professor of trombone M. Dee Stewart. He has also worked extensively with members of the Cincinnati, Chicago and Indianapolis symphony orchestras. Evans is currently the bass trombonist of both the Danville and Champaign-Urbana Symphonies. More recently, during the 2009 summer, he appeared in the show band on board the M.S. Norwegian Star.