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High School Trombones

Clinician: Michael Wilkinson

                 University of South Carolina


Michael Wilkinson joined the faculty at USC in August 2017 as Assistant Professor of Trombone and has since thoroughly enjoyed immersed himself in the local scene, performing with the South Carolina Philharmonic, the Soda City Brass Band, various jazz ensembles at Pearlz Upstairs, teaching/performing at the USC ColaJazz Camp, and performing with the newly-formed South Carolina Jazz Masterworks Ensemble. Prior to USC, he was Assistant Professor of Trombone and Jazz Studies at the University of Central Florida (UCF), performing extensively with the Brass Band of Central Florida all over the Central Florida area, as well as brass band competitions in the US and England.

Michael is an S.E. Shires Trombone Artist and plays Shires tenor and bass trombones. He also performs on alto trombone, F contrabass trombone, and euphonium, and has studied with Tom Ervin, Gail Wilson, Ralph Sauer, and Sam Pilafian.

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