Multi-Instrumentalist Bryan Woodward is an active performer and educator in the Washington D.C. area. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Maryland under the tutelage of Matthew Guilford. He is currently trombonist with the Mulligan Brass Trio, assistant director of the DC Trombone Workshop, maintains a private studio in Montgomery County, and is the music teacher at Fusion Academy.
Born in Virginia, Bryan received a Bachelor of Music from Shenandoah Conservatory in 2014 and a Master of Music from the University of Maryland in 2016.
As a performer, Bryan has been a finalist with the American Trombone Workshop Solo Competition in 2014 and an alternate in the International Trombone Festival Excerpts Competition in 2015. He has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Symphony, New England Symphonic Ensemble, Washington Choral Arts, and Mid-Atlantic Big Band in venues across the world. Highlights include the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Concert Hall Zaragoza, and Dizzy’s Jazz Club at the Lincoln Center. Along with performing, Bryan has mixed and mastered recordings for orchestras, electronic artist, and musicians across the country.
In his free time, Bryan produces his own educational projects. He also considers himself a pretty good cook and frequents the grill outside when the weather is nice. He currently resides in Gaithersburg, MD with his wife Sara and their adorable corgi, Toby.