David Ellis

Tenor Trombone



David Ellis is a Doctoral Candidate in Trombone Performance at Florida State University, where he is a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the trombone studio. He is also Principal Trombone with the Sinfonia Gulf Coast. Before discovering and pursuing a passion for teaching, David played Dixieland in jazz clubs and festivals around Colorado, as well as in California, Germany, and the Netherlands. He was a Graduate Teaching Assistant for music theory at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he earned his Master of Music in Performance, and he earned his Bachelor of Music in Performance and Composition at Colorado State University.