The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
6.01.21 – 6.05.21
Session: Promoting Physical Health on Trumpet Through Efficient Practice
Dr. Javian Brabham serves as Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Valdosta State University and principal trumpet of the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra. He holds a Doctor of Music from Florida State University in Trumpet Performance, with a certification in college teaching. He completed a Master of Music in Trumpet Performance from the University of New Mexico and a Bachelor of Music Education from Florida State University. He has taught on the faculty at Young Harris College as the Assistant Director of Bands, the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities Summer Music Academy.
As a teacher, his students have been accepted in graduate and undergraduate programs across the country as well as K-12 job placements. His students have gone on to win International Trumpet Guild Conference (ITG) Scholarships, in addition to being selected as finalists and semi finalist at the National Trumpet Competition in both solo and ensemble divisions.
As an artist, Dr. Brabham’s professional playing experience includes performing with the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, New Mexico Philharmonic, Rome Symphony Orchestra (GA), Florida State University Faculty Brass Quintet, Northwest Florida Symphony, Sinfonia Gulf Coast, Albany (GA) Symphony Orchestra. He has presented and performed at multiple conferences including the FEMA, SCEMA, and the ITG Conference. In addition, Dr. Brabham has performed in Rochester, NY at the Gateways Music Festival as soloist, chamber musician, and member of the Gateways Symphony Orchestra.
Dr. Brabham is a student of Christopher Moore, Jeff Piper, John Marchiando, and Gary Malvern.