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NewStream Brass seeks to be the premiere crossover brass chamber ensemble. We wish to produce repertoire, promote inclusive music educational methods, and inspire audiences to broaden their musical perspectives.


Dr. Robert Sears

Trumpet, Publishing, Composition, Booking

Dr. Robert Sears is Assistant Professor of Trumpet at West Virginia University.


BM Music Ed (BYU-Idaho)

MM Performance and Literature (University of Illinois)

DMA Jazz Performance with Classical Performance Cognate (University of Illinois)

Dr. Derek Ganong

Trumpet, Audio Engineering, Technology

Dr. Derek Ganong is Assistant Professor of Trumpet, Director of Jazz, and Technology coordinator at Boise State University.

BA Ethnomusicology/Computer Science (UCLA)

MM Studio Music (NYU)

DMA Jazz and Classical Performance (University of Miami)

Dr. Dakota Corbliss

Horn, Audio/Video, Arranging, Operations

Dr. Dakota Corbliss is Assistant Professor of Horn at Appalachian State University.


BA Music Ed and Music Performance (Virginia Tech)

MM Horn Performance (University of Miami)

DMA Horn Performance (University of South Carolina)


Dr. Austin Seybert

Low Brass, Composition, Educational Outreach

Dr. Austin Seybert is the Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Low Brass at the University of Texas at Tyler.


BA Music Ed and BFA in Jazz Studies (Marshall University)

MM Jazz Performance (University of Illinois)

DMA Performance and Pedagogy (University of Iowa)

Dr. Michael Wilkinson

Low Brass, Performance, Arranging, Logistics

Dr. Michael Wilkinson is the Assistant Professor of Trombone at the University of South Carolina.


BM Music Ed (University of Arizona)

MM Trombone Performance (Arizona State University)

DMA Trombone Performance (Arizona State University)

Connor Frederick

Trombone, Composition, Logistics


Connor Frederick is a trombonist, composer, arranger, and educator currently based in Miami, FL. He is currently completing his DMA at the University of Miami.

BM Jazz Performance (University of Illinois)

MM Orchestral Trombone Performance (Penn State University)

DMA Trombone Performance (University of Miami)


Dr. Brett Copeland

Tuba, Electroacoustic Performance, Composition

Dr. Brett Copeland is a tuba player, educator, and composer living in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.

BA Music Technology (University of Northern Iowa)

MM Tuba Performance and Literature (University of South Florida)

DMA Tuba Performance and Literature (Eastman School of Music)


Dr. Andrew Wheelock 

Percussion, Logistics


Dr. Andrew Wheelock is the Percussion Area Coordinator at the University of Wyoming.

BM Music Ed (Central Michigan University)

MM Jazz Studies (University of Illinois)

DMA Jazz Studies (University of Illinois)

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Buddy Deshler

Trumpet, Development, Outreach


Buddy Deshler is the professor of trumpet at Furman University.


BM Trumpet (Univ. Miami)

MM Trumpet (Peabody)

ABD (Arizona State University)