Trombonist Brittany Lasch has appeared as soloist with the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own”, the Queens Symphony, the National Repertory Orchestra, and the Manhattan School of Music Philharmonia. With playing described as “masterful” (Syracuse Post-Standard), Ms. Lasch is the new Instructor of Trombone at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She is a winner of Astral Artist’s 2017 National Auditions.
Ms. Lasch was the winner of the 2015 National Collegiate Solo Competition hosted by the U.S. Army Band and the 2010 Eisenberg-Fried Brass Concerto Competition and was the recipient of the Zulalian Foundation Award in 2014. Her trombone quartet Boston Based was just named the winner of the 2017 International Trombone Association’s Quartet Competition.
Ms. Lasch was a finalist in the 2015 International Trombone Association Frank Smith Solo Competition, and has received prizes from the 2015 Enkor Woodwind, Brass and Percussion Competition, the 2010 Queens Symphony Young Soloist Competition, and the 2006 International Women’s Brass Conference Competition, as well as the International Trombone Association’s Larry Wiehe Solo Competition and Gilberto Gagliardi Competition. Upon graduation from the Manhattan School of Music, she received the coveted John Clark Award for outstanding accomplishment in Brass Performance.
Ms. Lasch has performed with the Rhode Island Philharmonic, Vermont Symphony, Albany Symphony, Springfield Symphony, Symphoria, Bangor Symphony Orchestra, and the New World Symphony in Miami Beach. She participated in the Verbier Festival Orchestra for two summers, and has also appeared at the Spoleto USA Festival, Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan, the Castleton Festival, in the National Repertory Orchestra, and at the Aspen Music Festival. She has also been a participant in the prestigious Alessi Trombone Seminar in Fossano, Italy, and in the Summer Trombone Workshop at Temple University.
A native of Park Ridge, Illinois, Brittany Lasch earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Boston University, where she received the Brass Department Award. She also holds a Master of Music degree from Yale School of Music. With a deep commitment to education, she has taught low brass students at the Brimmer and May School in Newton, Massachusetts, and has maintained a private studio for the last decade. She has presented masterclasses at Louisiana State University, Towson University, and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. Her principal teachers include Toby Oft, Scott Hartman, and Steve Norrell.
Brittany Lasch is an Edwards Trombone Performing Artist.