Jeriad Wood

Bass Trombone Artist

Jeriad Wood

Jeriad Wood

Professor, Texas Woman's University

Instrument Specs

  • Model: B454-V
  • Bell: 1119CF (raw brass)
  • Slide: B-DBN
  • Tuning Slide: Rose Single Radius
  • Leadpipe: B3 Brass

Artist Comments

"The Edwards trombone is unrivaled. Playing an Edwards trombone provides the flexibility I need in ever changing musical demands. I am able to shift tone colors and timbres with great flexibility, all while producing a rich and clear tone in every range. Edwards instruments are made with outstanding quality and customer service to match. Why play anything else, when you can play an Edwards."

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Jeriad Wood currently serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor of trombone at Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas. Prior to TWU, Dr. Wood served as Adjunct Professor of Trombone at Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. Passionate about music education, Wood has had the opportunity to teach internationally in Denmark, Taiwan, Japan, and China. Dr. Wood has also taught applied trombone lessons at the University of Texas as well as numerous schools in Texas.

Dr. Wood currently plays bass trombone with the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra in College Station, Texas, serves as second trombone with the Round Rock Symphony in Round Rock, Texas, and is a substitute with the Boston Opera. As well as performing in the United States, Wood has given concerts in Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Switzerland, France, Germany, and in the United Kingdom. Dr. Wood has also been a featured soloist with the University of Texas Trombone Choir at performances in Aarhus and Copenhagen, Denmark. Wood was also featured with the Trombone Choir when they played at the International Trombone Festival in Austin, Texas and in Paris, France. In 2010 Wood was the winner of the Eastern Trombone Workshop's Division II Bass Trombone National Solo Competition. Dr. Wood has also been a finalist in the Big 12 Trombone Conference solo competition, the Steven Zellmer Orchestral Excerpt Competition, and a two-time finalist in the Emory Remington International Trombone Choir Competition.

Dr. Wood earned his DMA in trombone performance from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013. He also holds a master's degree from The University of Texas at Austin in trombone performance and a bachelor's degree in music education from West Texas A&M University. Woods' primary teachers were Joseph Cox, Rai Morales, Charles Villarrubia, and Nathaniel Brickens.

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2018 Georgia Trombone Summit to Feature BSO Section, Gilkes, Resonant Projection

Edwards is proud to be a sponsor of the 2018 Georgia Trombone Summit, which will take place at the University of Georgia on May 23 – 26.┬áThis four-day event, hosted by Josh Bynum, will feature a stellar cast of musicians, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra trombone section (Toby Oft, Stephen Lange, and James Markey), Marshall […] more ››

In Their Own Words

Stephen Lange

"Great instruments are the result of their maker's purpose, understanding of their craft, and honest relationships with their clientele. Through blood, sweat, and ears, the folks at Edwards Instruments embody this philosophy, and helped build my beloved instrument. Unlike other trombones, the Edwards T350-HB allows for timbral and color shifts throughout the dynamic range, while having a security and ease of production in all registers - found in no other I've ever played. Whether playing second trombone in the Boston Symphony or first trombone of the Boston Pops, it's hard to imagine an instrument that is as versatile as this one."

Stephen Lange
Second Trombonist, Boston Symphony Orchestra