Kiel Lauer is a Doctoral Candidate of Trombone Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Colorado Boulder. He also serves as Instructor of Brass at Wheat Ridge High School. An active freelancer on bass and tenor trombones, he has performed with various ensembles, including Fort Collins Symphony, Boulder Philharmonic, the Colorado Ballet Orchestra, Colorado Springs Symphony, Cheyenne Symphony, and Wyoming Symphony.
As a performer, Mr. Lauer has served previously as Bass Trombonist of the Champaign-Urbana Symphony, Sinfonia de Camera, and Prairie Ensemble in Illinois. He has also performed with the Detroit Civic Orchestra in Michigan. As a soloist, he has performed the Michigan premiere of Matthew Schoendorffs Sonata for Bass Trombone and Piano. He has also been a finalist at the Eastern Trombone Workshop solo competitions. Mr. Lauer has performed with noted musicians, such as Jan Mulder, Walter White, Denis DiBlasio, and Tom Garling.
As an instructor, Mr. Lauer previously taught trombone private lessons for Grand Ledge Public Schools in Michigan. He has also served as a trombone instructor for the Illinois Summer Youth Music Trombone Camp, as well as trombone instructor for various band camps across the state of Ohio. His primary teachers include William Stanley, Curtis Olson, Ava Ordman, Elliot Chasanov, Jim Pugh, and Andrew Glendening. He currently holds a BM from the University of Illinois and a MM from Michigan State University. Mr. Lauer is a member of the International Trombone Association.
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