Jared Rodin, trombone
JARED RODIN Adjunct Instructor of Trombone at
Butler University, has been Principal Trombone of the Indianapolis
Chamber Orchestra since 1985. He appeared as soloist in 2008
presenting Frank Glover's concerto "DIAX, in Two Parts". He had
last appeared as soloist in 1993, premiering "Morph" by Ken Kugler.
Active in commissioning and presenting new works, Jared has
premiered two other works by Frank Glover, ("Remembrance" and
"Welcome to the Skeleton Circus"), "Beneath the Surface" by Steve
Allee and "Concerto" with wind ensemble by Stan Adams.
After first appearing as Guest Artist at the
International Trombone Camp in Germany, he returned as guest in
Italy and was subsequently named to the faculty where he appeared
for the next ten years coaching, teaching and concertizing with
some of the world's most prominent trombonists, including Joe
Alessi, Ron Barron, Joe Burnam, Abbie Conant, Stuart Dempster, Jay
Friedman, Michael Mulcahy, Charles Vernon and Jiggs Wigham.
Presently, Jared is serving as Acting Bass
Trombone of the Indianapolis Symphony, and has recently performed
with the Chicago Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Alabama Symphony,
Chicago's Music of the Baroque and the Grand Teton Music Festival.
Previously, he was bass trombonist of the Italian National Radio
Orchestra in Turin.
He has performed under the batons of Kurt
Masur, Kurt Sanderling, Raphael Fruebeck de Burgos, Riccardo
Chailly, Jahja Ling, Donald Runnicles, Zdenek Macal, Kirk
Trevor, Raymond Leppard, Mario Venzago, Jane Glover, Nicholas
Kraemer, Gary Bertini, Igor Markevich, Jun Markl, Jerzy Semkov,
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Osmo Vanska, Gunther Schuller, Peter
Oundjian, Carlos Kalmar, Matthias Bamert, Gilbert Varga, Larry
Rachleff and others.
Growing up in Chicago, Jared began his studies
with a distant relative, Gerald Myrow and continued with Gerhart
Schmeltekopf before going off to Southern Illinois University at
Carbondale where he continued with Gene Stiman and Mel Jernigan,
then of the St. Louis Symphony. Graduate studies at IU Bloomington
brought him to the tutelage of Lewis Van Haney and Keith Brown,
also at the Music Academy of the West, where he was honored with
the "Outstanding Brass Player" award. He also counts among his
mentors, Frank Crisafulli, Arnold Jacobs and Michael Mulcahy of the
Jared has been Lecturer at Northwestern
University, Visiting Lecturer at IU Bloomington and Instructor at
Ball State and Purdue Universities. He has also presented
masterclasses at Cincinnati College-Conservatory, University of New
Mexico and Hochschule fur Musik in Trossingen, Germany.
No stranger to other musical idioms, Jared has
toured and performed with a vast array of entertainers and jazz
musicians including Natalie Cole, Frank Sinatra, The Who, Johnny
Mathis, Henry Mancini, Charles Aznavour, Rosemary Clooney, Nancy
Wilson, Sammy Davis, Jr., Barry Manilow, Mel Torme, Perry Como,
Andy Williams and trombonists Slide Hampton, Bill Watrous and Kai
Winding. Jared played in the great Indiana big bands of Jim Edison
and Al Cobine, and currently performs with the Steve Allee Big
Band. He has also played in many Broadway show pits, including this
past January, where he went to Mexico City with Disney Theatricals'
"The Lion King" . As a recording artist, Jared can be heard on the
Music Heritage Society, Liscio, Archaeus, Delos, Fonit Cetra,
Friggemall, Sea Breeze Jazz and Monarch Jazz labels.