Natalie Mannix is principal trombone in the Delaware Symphony and Assistant Professor of Trombone at the University of North Texas. Previously, she was a member of the United States Navy Band in Washington, DC. Natalie has appeared as guest artist at international conferences, including the 2016 and 2013 ITF, the International Women’s Brass Conference, the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic and the Eastern Trombone Workshop in addition to frequent performances with the Baltimore Symphony, the Washington Trombone Ensemble and Monarch Brass. A new music advocate, she has commissioned several works for trombone and continues to perform and promote music by emerging composers. Her first solo CD recording, Breaking Ground: A Celebration of Women Composers, is scheduled to be released soon. Natalie has served on the competitions committee for the ITA for eight years. She is also a committee member of the International Women’s Brass Conference. Natalie received her degrees from the University of Michigan, The Juilliard School and her DMA from Catholic University.