Brass & Percussion

Welcome to the brass and percussion department at Lamont. Each instrument has a studio page, where you can find additional information about auditioning on that instrument and the programs available.


Horn players perform with a range of Lamont musicians.


Horn players at Lamont study with some of the most prominent performers, conductors, educators and scholars, including a brass faculty with over six decades of combined experience.

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percussion performance


The percussion studio at Lamont is full of dedicated musicians who work hard and love what they do, all the while preparing for professional careers in music. 

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trombone students performing

Trombone & Euphonium

The trombone and euphonium studio at Lamont is known for meeting high expectations of musical excellence within an encouraging and collegial environment. 

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trumpet students


Our trumpet studio takes full advantage of Lamont's multi-genre curriculum and performance opportunities. From orchestra to opera to jazz bands, our trumpet players never lack performance opportunities.

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Lamont Symphony Orchestra in Gates Concert Hall.


The tuba studio at Lamont is highly selective, providing students with an abundance of individual attention, rigorous training and performance opportunities.

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Brass & Percussion Faculty

David Byrd-Marrow playing the horn

David Byrd-Marrow

Assistant Professor

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John Kinzie leaning on xylophone

John Kinzie

Adjunct Faculty

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Thomas Miller with a steel drum

Tom Miller

Adjunct Faculty

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Richard Harris

Richard Harris

Assistant Professor, Trombone

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Alan Hood with trumpet

Alan Hood


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Kathleen Brantigan holding a tuba

Kathleen Brantigan

AHSS-N0n-Teaching Fac Adjunct; Adjunct Faculty

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Warren Deck holding a tuba

Warren Deck

Adjunct Faculty

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