Martika Ross

973.437.6014 | martikaross4@gmail.com

Trombonist

Education

  • Bachelor of Music, Trombone Performance - John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair, NJ 2017

  • Hinds Community College, Music Education, 2013-2014

  • Jackson State University, Applied Trombone Performance, 2012-2013

  • Kinhaven Music School, Trombone, 2012

  • Interlochen Arts Academy, Trombone, 2010

    Teachers and Mentors

    Colin Williams Associate Principal Trombone- New York Philharmonic

    Anthony Mazzocchi- Associate Director/Professor of Trombone John J. Cali School of Music

    George Curran- Bass Trombone - New York Philharmonic

         Dr. Isrea Butler- Professor of Trombone - Jackson State University

         Dr. Robert Blaine- Dean of Liberal arts/Professor of Trombone Jackson State University

         Thomas Riccobono- Principal Trombone - Traverse Symphony Orchestra Interlochen Arts    Academy

         Dr. Darcie Bishop- Principal Trumpet- Mississippi Symphony Orchestra

         Tracy Crosby- Professor of Low Brass - Hinds Community College

         Robert Cheesman- Trumpet- Mississippi Symphony Orchestra/Head Music Department Chair                             Hinds Community College

Experience

  • Pit Orchestra - Beauty and The Beast, Trombone 1 (2016)

  • Pit Orchestra - Pippin, Trombone 1 (2016)

  • Pit Orchestra - Dreamgirls, Trombone 1 (2015)

  • Pit Orchestra - Superman, Trombone 1 (2015)

  • Pit Orchestra - Sweet Charity, Trombone 1 (2015)

  • Pit Orchestra - ThreePenny Opera, Sub Trombone (2015)

  • Adelphi Orchestra, 2nd Trombone (2015-)

  • Montclair state University Symphony Orchestra, Principal, 2nd Trombone (2015-17)

  • Montclair State University Symphonic Band (2014-15)

  • Studio Trombone Quartet - Instructor, George Curran (2015-16)

  • Mississippi Wind Symphony (2014)

  • Hinds Community College Brass Quintet (2013-14)

  • Hinds Community College Wind Ensemble (2013-14)

  • Hinds Community College Stage Band (2013-14)

  • Jackson State University Orchestra, Principal Trombone (2012-13)

  • Jackson State University Brass Quintet (2012-13)

  • Mississippi Lions All-State Band (2011)

  • Mississippi Youth Symphony Orchestra (2008-13)

  • Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra (2008-09)

    References

    Available upon request.