About Me

As a winner of the 2019 S&R Foundation Washington Award, Trombonist Brittany Lasch has appeared as a soloist with ensembles such as the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own”, the Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass, and symphonies around the country. With playing described as “masterful” (Syracuse Post-Standard), Brittany is Assistant Professor of Trombone at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Brittany also performs as Principal Trombone of the Detroit Opera Orchestra.


Brittany was a winner of Astral Artist’s 2017 National Auditions. She was also the winner of the 2015 National Collegiate Solo Competition hosted by the U.S. Army Band, the 2010 Eisenberg-Fried Brass Concerto Competition, and she was the recipient of the Zulalian Foundation Award in 2014. Her trombone quartet Boston Based won the 2017 International Trombone Association’s Quartet Competition. In early 2018, Brittany was awarded 2nd place in The American Prize solo instrumentalist competition. 


Brittany was a finalist in the 2015 International Trombone Association Frank Smith Solo Competition and has received prizes from the 2015 Enkor Woodwind, Brass and Percussion Competition, the 2010 Queens Symphony Young Soloist Competition, and the 2006 International Women’s Brass Conference Competition, as well as the International Trombone Association’s Larry Wiehe Solo Competition and Gilberto Gagliardi Competition. Upon graduation from the Manhattan School of Music, she received the coveted John Clark Award for outstanding accomplishment in Brass Performance.


Brittany has performed with orchestras nationwide including the St. Louis Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Nashville Symphony, The Florida Orchestra, Toledo Symphony Orchestra, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, Rhode Island Philharmonic, the Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra, the Vermont Symphony, Albany Symphony, Symphoria, and the New World Symphony in Miami Beach. She participated in the Verbier Festival Orchestra for two summers, and has also appeared at the Spoleto USA Festival, Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan, the Castleton Festival, in the National Repertory Orchestra, and at the Aspen Music Festival. She has also been a participant in the prestigious Alessi Trombone Seminar in Fossano, Italy, and in the Summer Trombone Workshop at Temple University.


As an advocate for new music, Brittany has commissioned

and performed a number of new pieces for trombone.

She gave the premiere of the orchestrated version

of Martin Kennedy's Theme and Variations for Trombone

and Orchestra with the BGSU Philharmonia under the

direction of Emily Brown. She also recorded the work with the 

BGSU Philharmonia, which was recently released on the

Albany Records label. A recent premiere performance of a

consortium commissioned work by composer Inez McComas

can be viewed here.

Brittany, along with hornist Andrew Pelletier, will give the world premiere of a double concerto by Adam Har-zvi with Wind Symphony on November 17th, 2022, at BGSU as part of the Honor Band Festival. 

On May 7th, 2022, at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Philadelphia, Brittany, along with Thomas Weaver, piano, gave the premiere of one of her most exciting commissions to date, a new piece for trombone and piano by composer Reena Esmail. In July 2022, Brittany will be a featured guest artist at the International Trombone Festival hosted at the University of Central Arkansas, as well as at the DC Trombone Workshop. Also in summer 2022, Brittany will join the roster of the Boston University Tanglewood Institute faculty in Lenox, MA. 


A native of Park Ridge, Illinois, Brittany Lasch earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Boston University, where she received the Brass Department Award. She also holds a Master of Music degree from Yale School of Music. With a deep commitment to education, she has been a featured teacher and performer at events such as the American Trombone Workshop, the International Women’s Brass Conference, the UW Whitewater Trombone Day, the University of Arkansas Trombone Workshop, and Midwest Trombone Tuba Euphonium Conference at Eastern Illinois University.  She has presented masterclasses at universities across the country. Her principal teachers include Toby Oft, Scott Hartman, and Steve Norrell.


Brittany Lasch is an Edwards Trombone Performing Artist. Brittany also proudly uses and endorses ChopSaver Lip Care. Outside of music, Brittany has recently completed her seventh full marathon and loves spending time with her trombone loving cat, Fudge. 



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