Jared Gilbert
Jared Gilbert is a freelance trombonist and educator based in Greensboro, North Carolina. Originally from Shepherd, Michigan, he received his Bachelor in Music Education degree from Central Michigan University. He also holds a Master of Music and a Doctorate in Musical Arts with a cognate in Music Education from UNC Greensboro.
Gilbert has performed with various professional ensembles in North Carolina, including Greensboro Symphony, Winston-Salem Symphony, Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra, North Carolina Brass Band, Piedmont Wind Symphony, Greensboro Opera and more. He also founded two successful professional chamber ensembles that regularly perform throughout the year: Flobone and Degrees of Brass. He is currently on the music faculty at Averett University and is a wind band teacher with Young Musicians of Alamance.
Gilbert also maintains his own private studio and works closely with local music programs. His students range from beginners to undergraduate music majors. In his spare time, Gilbert loves to go hiking, play video games and help his girlfriend Victoria take care of their cat, Pumpkin.