Reviewer Bio

Jemmie Robertson
University of Florida


Jemmie Robertson is Associate Professor of Trombone at the University of Florida and Principal Trombone of the Gainesville Orchestra. Jemmie studied at Northwestern University (DM, 2006) with Michael Mulcahy and Randall Hawes; Yale University (MM, 2003) with Scott Hartman and John Swallow; and the University of Northern Colorado (BM, 1997) with Buddy Baker. Jemmie grew up in Billings, Montana where he studied with his father, James D. Robertson. Recent international performances include the Conservatorio de Música, Universidad Mayor, Santiago (September 2023 and August 2022); Trombonanza in Santa Fe, Argentina (August 2023); Urubrass Festival in Uruguay (Jan. 2023); Alessi Seminar in Fossano, Italy (April 2022); Solo Recital Tour in Japan (July 2019); Les Anches d'Azur Music Festival in La Croix- Valmer, France (June 2019); ATPB 2019 Trombone Festival in João Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil (May 2019). Previously, Jemmie performed with the Breckenridge Music Festival (2000-2019) and as Principal Trombone of the Santo Domingo Festival in the Dominican Republic (2011-2015). Jemmie, in addition to numerous ensemble recordings, has published four solo recordings: Red Dragonfly (2021, Mark Custom), Collaborations (2017), Conditions of a Solitary Bird (2014), and A New Day Dawning (2008, MSR Classics). Jemmie is an Edwards Artist and Clinician and actively performs with the Brew Brothers Trombone Duo on his Edwards T396-AR and B454-E.

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