ALEXANDER BURDISS (trombone) has been delivering exciting musical performances across the nation since 2011. An avid academic and performer, he strives to learn every possible facet of playing the trombone and deliver professional quality material everywhere he plays. A few of his current expeditions include solo work and regular orchestral performances. Fluent in both the classical and jazz idioms, he has and the chance to study with influential figures such as Ralph Sauer, David Vining, Jacques Mauger, Peter Steiner, and Abbie Conant. He has performed in venues such as the Chicago Field Museum of Natural History, Gammage Theatre at ASU, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Also an experienced educator, Burdiss strives to create custom lessons for his students, using innovative teaching techniques to deliver effective lessons. Alexander Graduated from Northern Arizona University in May 2020 with a Bachelor's in Music, and a minor in Computer Science. He currently resides in Dayton, Ohio.