William Mann

William Mann

Trombone

Education:

  • Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Texas at Austin
  • Masters of Music, University of Texas at Austin
  • Bachelors of Music, Baylor University

William Mann is the Assistant Professor of Trombone and the Brass Area Coordinator at Georgia State University, where he teaches trombone, trombone choir, brass chamber music, brass techniques, and oversees the brass area.  Prior to his appointment at GSU, Dr. Mann served on the faculties at Morehead State University (KY), the University of Missouri, Prairie View A&M University, and the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor.

Dr. Mann is regularly sought after as a lecturer, clinician, and performer throughout the United States and Brazil, including the Midwest Trombone Euphonium Conference, the Big 12 Trombone Conference, the Bay View Music Festival, and the Festival Nacional de Musica in Goiania, Brazil.  In the summer of 2012, he placed second overall in the solo competition at the International Women’s Brass Conference in Kalamazoo, Michigan, competing against other brass musicians from around the world.

Dr. Mann’s orchestral experiences, includes performing with groups including the Atlanta, Chattanooga, Lexington Philharmonic, Ohio Valley, West Virginia, Quad-City, Missouri, Tuscaloosa, Meridian, Victoria, and Waco Symphonies.  He has also performed with the Austin Lyric Opera, as well as the Bay View, Victoria Bach, Texas Music, and Hot Springs Music Festivals.  He also performs with the Atlanta based Bent Frequency New Music Ensemble.

Dr. Mann received his Masters of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Trombone Performance from the University of Texas at Austin in addition to a Bachelor of Music Education from Baylor University.  His primary teachers include David Gier, David Jackson, Donald Knaub, Allen Barnhill, John Marcellus, and Nathaniel Brickens.

Phone: (404) 413-5946
Email: wpmann@gsu.edu