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Russ Zokaites, DMA

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, Trombone
Area(s): Brass, Private Applied, Music Theory


  • DMA


Dr. Zokaites is an active performer with engagements in Europe and the United States. As a guest clinician, he has given recitals and classes at numerous universities and conservatories, including the Manhattan School of Music.

Focusing on new music, Dr. Zokaites has worked with composers on 19 world premieres ranging from neo-classical to the avant-garde. His projects have been featured at the 2016 International Horn Symposium, the 2012 and 2013 ArtSeEdZ festival in the Netherlands, and at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, New York. In 2013, Zokaites was selected as a fellow for the Alessi Seminar hosted by Joe Alessi, the Principal Trombonist of the New York Philharmonic.

Dr. Zokaites is a Lätzsch Custom Brass performing artist and performs exclusively on Lätzsch bass trombones.

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