Clarinetist Trina Gross joined the Butler faculty in fall of
2014. Ms. Gross has been a member of the Indianapolis
Symphony Orchestra clarinet section since 2002. Prior to
joining the symphony, she was Principal Clarinet in the Louisville
and Augusta Symphony Orchestras. Ms. Gross has also held
positions with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and Columbus
Indiana Philharmonic Orchestra. As an active chamber
musician, she is a founding member of the Circle City Winds and
performs frequently with other ensembles in Indianapolis. Ms.
Gross has appeared as a soloist with the Augusta Symphony
Orchestra, the Indiana State University Wind Ensemble, and the
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
As an educator, Ms. Gross has held teaching positions at Indiana
State University where she taught private lessons, was a member of
the faculty woodwind quintet and the Philharmonia à Vent. She is
also an adjunct instructor at the University of Indianapolis.
She has been a private lesson teacher for the past 20 years.
Additionally, Ms. Gross also maintains a successful private studio
in her home.
Ms. Gross grew up in Rochester, New York and earned her Bachelor
of Music in performance at the Eastman School of Music. She
received her Master of Music, Performance Certificate, and a
Performer Diploma at the Indiana University Jacobs School of
Music. Her major teachers are Eli Eban, James Campbell,
Charles Neidich, William Osseck, and Dr. Margaret