Myles Blakemore is a classical trombonist currently serving as Trombonist in the US Navy Band, Professor of Trombone at Howard University, and as Professor of Low Brass at Morgan State University.
Prior to his current positions, he was the inaugural Rosemary and David Good Fellow with the Minnesota Orchestra and a fellow with the New World Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas.
Myles has performed on international stages including with the Malaysian Philharmonic, Charleston Symphony and Dallas Symphony. As a student, he spent summers attending some of the country’s premier music festivals including Brevard Music Center, National Repertory Orchestra, and Aspen Music Festival.
A Dallas native, Myles is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, where he studied with John Kitzman. He received his Master's Degree at the Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Per Brevig in the Orchestral Program.
He is a sought-after masterclass instructor, and maintains a trombone studio in the Washington, DC area. He is currently at work on his debut solo album, which features the works of unaccompanied trombone. Follow Myles’ journey on social media, where he shares his musical process, performance education, and music industry satire.
Myles Blakemore is a Bach Brass & Conn-Selmer Centerstage Performing Artist.