Dr. Joshua L. Bynum


Dr. Joshua L. Bynum currently serves as Assistant Professor of Trombone at the University of Georgia. He holds degrees from Jacksonville State University (BME), Temple University (MM), and the University of Iowa (DMA), where he was the 2002 recipient of the Iowa Performance Fellowship. Prior to his current appointment, Josh served as Assistant Professor of Trombone and Low Brass at Ouachita Baptist University. Bynum has held positions in the Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Tuscaloosa, Gadsden, and Pine Bluff Symphony Orchestras. Additionally, he has regularly performed with numerous ensembles, including the Arkansas and Shreveport Symphony Orchestras, Joffrey Ballet, and Stuttgart Ballet. Bynum was selected as one of 12 international tenor trombonists to participate in the 2007 Alessi Seminar, where he received individual and ensemble instruction from Joseph Alessi (principal trombonist of the New York Philharmonic). Recently, Josh was an invited member of the Cramer Trombone Choir for the 2010 International Trombone Festival in Austin, TX. In the fall of 2010, Dr. Bynum gave a consortium premiere of John Mackey’s Harvest: Concerto for Trombone with John Lynch and the UGA Wind Ensemble. He has appeared as a guest artist and clinician at the Eastern Trombone Workshop, Northeast Alabama Trombone Workshop, Cedar Rapids Trombone Day, as well as with numerous schools and universities across the United States. Dr. Bynum currently serves as the Journal Advertising Manager for the International Trombone Association and is an Artist/Clinician for the Edwards Instrument Company.