Halie Silverman - Brown

Halie Silverman-Brown is currently a Madison freelance player and educator and was formerly principal trumpet of the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and San Juan Symphony. She completed her Bachelors in Trumpet Performance at the Eastman School of Music in 2008 and Masters of Music at Louisiana State University, where she studied with Brian Shaw and was a teaching assistant and performed in orchestras, big bands, and ensembles of all types. Silverman-Brown has performed with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra and with the LSU School of Music brass faculty, Spacecoast Symphony, Florida Orchestra, Naples Philharmonic, Sanibel Island Ensemble, Miami Players Ensemble, Rocky Mountain Brass Band, The New Sousa Band, Univision, and continues to freelance and perform throughout the country and now the Midwest. Long interested in international trumpet study, Silverman-Brown traveled to Europe in 2007 to work with Ole Edvard Antonsen in Norway and Bruce Rhoten and Bob Platte in Germany. In the summer of 2008, she was invited to attend the Chosen Vale Music Seminar, a workshop featuring renowned trumpeters from around the world. Silverman-Brown has performed Alexander Goedicke’s Concert Etude at Louisiana State University, the Music in the Mountains Festival in Colorado, with the Symphony of Toys at Meyerson Symphony Hall in Dallas, and on National Public Radio’s From The Top, a radio show featuring talented young musicians. Her major teachers include James Thompson, Bob Earley, and Michael Hesse. She has also studied with Mark Gould, Ed Caroll, Gabriele Cassone, Stephen Burns, Markus Stockhausen, Thomas Stevens, Tony Plog, and Scott Ramsey. Silverman-Brown has held teaching positions at San Juan Community College in Farmington, NM, North Broward Prep in Coconut Creek, FL, Miami School of the Arts, and is currently a trumpet instructor for the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School district. Members of her studio have studied at Baylor University, The Frost School of Music, Boston Conservatory, Arizona State University, Eastman School of Music, UW Madison, George Washington University and are consistently awarded music scholarships and performance opportunities.