Joseph Martin holding a trombone

Joseph Martin

Associate Professor, Wind Conducting

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Professional Biography

Dr. Martin is Director of the Lamont Wind Ensemble, and heads the Lamont Chamber Wind Program. Dr. Martin frequently appears as Guest Conductor and Clinician in local Honor Bands and Festivals, and has conducted ensembles for International conferences hosted at the University of Denver. As Assistant Professor at the Lamont School of Music, University of Denver, Dr. Martin also teaches trombone, euphonium and bass trombone and is Chair of the Brass Department, and.

Dr. Martin’s professional brass playing includes principal trombone/ euphonium with the Denver Brass, trombonist with the Aries Brass Quintet, and principal trombonist with Bone Structure Trombone Quartet and Trombonist with Lamont Brass Trio. He appears on numerous recordings with these three groups including CDs on the Delos and Klavier labels. Dr. Martin performs and provides clinics with the Summit Brass as part of the annual Raphael Mendez Brass Institute hosted by the University of Denver. He has also performed with the Colorado Symphony, the Boulder Philharmonic, Greeley Philharmonic, Cheyenne Symphony, Colorado Ballet Orchestra, Colorado Springs Philharmonic and numerous Broadway show productions at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.


  • Doctor of Arts, Trombone Performance, University of Northern Colorado, 2004
  • MM, Trombone Performance, University of Northern Colorado, 1992
  • BM, Bachelor of Music in Trombone/ Euphonium Performance, California State University Northridge, 1989