Dr. Jason Sulliman is the assistant professor of trombone at Troy University in Troy, Alabama. He teaches applied trombone lessons, brass methods, and coaches various trombone ensembles. He has previously taught at the University of North Alabama as well as Vincennes University in Vincennes Indiana. Jason has performed with several professional orchestras throughout the United States including the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the New Mexico Philharmonic Orchestra, the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra, the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, the Anderson Symphony Orchestra, the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, and is currently the bass trombonist for the Meridian Symphony Orchestra. In addition to orchestral paying, Jason has shown versatility in chamber music as a performer with the Dallas Brass Quintet, the River City Brass Band, and the Spark Brass Quintet. Jason was involved with the Tony and Emmy award-winning Broadway show “Blast!” for roughly fifteen years and has performed as a soloist on trombone, euphonium, and tuba during several national and international tours. From 2008-2014, Jason served as the company's music manager and conductor.
Jason earned his doctorate in brass pedagogy from Indiana University and is finishing a master’s degree in kinesiology- motor learning/control. Jason has earned master’s degrees in conducting and trombone performance from the University of New Mexico and a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His current research interests focus on bridging the gap between traditional brass pedagogy with current scientific research in cognition and motor learning. He has given several national, regional, and state presentations as well as residencies at various universities and keeps an active presence on Youtube focusing on 21st-century practice techniques.
Jason proudly plays an M & W Custom bass trombone.