Adam Johnson

Trombone Artist

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

Second Trombonist, Fort Wayne Philharmonic

Instrument Specs

  • Model: T350-E
  • Bell: 336CFB
  • Slide: TBC
  • Tuning Slide: Rose
  • Leadpipe: Custom

Artist Comments

"My custom Edwards trombone is the most consistent, resonant instrument I've ever played. Throughout the dynamic spectrum and across all ranges the sound is pure and the response is flawless. The pros at Edwards are very knowledgeable and they fit my trombone to my exact preferences. I whole-heartedly recommend Edwards instruments to anyone who is serious about reaching their full potential as a trombonist."

Adam Johnson is currently the second trombonist in the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra (Indiana). He has performed with many other orchestras including substitute work in the Indianapolis and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestras. He holds degrees in music from Yale University and Ball State University. His primary teachers include Scott Hartman and Peter Ellefson. Adam was selected as a participant in the 2007 Alessi Seminar and then again as a Fellow in 2011. He has taught as an adjunct faculty member at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana, and he currently teaches low brass students in the Fort Wayne area. Adam has played Edwards trombones exclusively since 2008.

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In Their Own Words

Adam Johnson

"My custom Edwards trombone is the most consistent, resonant instrument I've ever played. Throughout the dynamic spectrum and across all ranges the sound is pure and the response is flawless. The pros at Edwards are very knowledgeable and they fit my trombone to my exact preferences. I whole-heartedly recommend Edwards instruments to anyone who is serious about reaching their full potential as a trombonist."

Adam Johnson
Second Trombonist, Fort Wayne Philharmonic