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  • Carolyn Warner & Friends XII

    September 9, 2015, 8:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Carolyn Gadiel Warner, piano
    Ai Nihira, violin, guest artist
    Yun-Ting Lee, violin, guest artist
    Stephen Warner, violin, guest artist
    Joanna Patterson Zakany, viola, guest artist
    Timothy Paek, cello, guest artist
    James Umble, alto saxophone, guest artist
  • CIM@SEVERANCE

    September 16, 2015, 8:00 pm
    Severance Hall

    Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra
    Carl Topilow, conductor
    Yuri Noh, piano, student artist
  • Faculty Recital

    September 20, 2015, 4:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Katherine DeJongh, flute
    Wesley Skinner, cello
    Kyra Kester, flute
    Ethan Miller, alto saxophone, guest artist
    Eric Charnofsky, piano, guest artist

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Edward Zadrozny serves as Director of Brass Chamber Music at the Cleveland Institute of Music after having served as Professor of Trombone, a member of the Paragon Brass Quintet and Brass Section Chair at The University of Akron for 35 years. A native of Northeast Ohio, Zadrozny holds degrees in music from The Ohio State University and the University of Illinois. He has studied trombone with Ernest Miller, Merritt Dittert, Allen Kofsky, Louis Van Haney, Jack O. Evans, Milt Stevens and Robert Gray. Additionally, Edward also received training as a fellow at The Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood (1974).

In addition to being the former Principal Trombone of both the Akron Symphony Orchestra (1978-2007) and The Naples Philharmonic (1986-1991), Zadrozny has also spent one season as a substitute member with The Philadelphia Orchestra (1985-86). From 1978-2014, Zadrozny served as the "first call" substitute trombonist with The Cleveland Orchestra. Zadrozny has toured and recorded with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic and The Cleveland Orchestra. He has also performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the North Carolina Symphony, the Columbus Symphony, Pro Musica (Columbus), The Detroit Concert Band, The Cleveland Symphonic Winds and the Blossom Festival Band.

Zadrozny's prior teaching experiences include Lawrence University (Conservatory of Music), The National Music Camp at Interlochen, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and the International Trombone Association Workshop.

Zadrozny can be heard performing with the High Anxiety Bones on their CD entitled Too Scared to Play (Albany Records).

Zadrozny is a Trombone Artist/Clinician for Conn-Selmer.


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