Jared Broussard to Lamar University
Jared Broussard has been appointed Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Lamar University.
He earned his DMA and MM from the University of Texas at Austin and holds a BM from Virginia Commonwealth University. Broussard’s primary teachers are Ray Sasaki, Rex Richardson, and Jim West.
He has previously served on the faculties of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the University of Mary Hardin Baylor. He is currently a member of the Dallas Wind Symphony and the Lamar University Faculty Brass Quintet. Previously, he was Principal Trumpet of the Valley Symphony Orchestra and Principal Trumpet of Marine Band San Diego and a member of the Marine Corps Brass Quintet. He has frequently performed with the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Abilene Symphony Orchestra, Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio, and the Richmond Symphony Orchestra amongst others. Dr. Broussard is ever active as a soloist and chamber musician. He is in demand as a freelance artist; often performing in brass quintets with many of the United States’ best brass musicians. Broussard has also performed in recital with famed percussionist Nebojsa Zivkovic at PASIC in 2011.
Jared plays Lead Trumpet with the Gabriel Santiago Jazz Orchestra, which performs frequently in Austin and periodically in Brazil. As a jazz/commercial musician, Broussard has performed on tour with The Temptations and has had the pleasure of performing with Maria Schneider, John Clayton, Joshua Redman, Wycliffe Gordon and other jazz greats. He is currently collaborating with folk artist Sean Bruce on multiple projects. Broussard has extensive touring experience having toured nationally and internationally in many of the world’s greatest venues to rave reviews as a recitalist, chamber musician, and large ensemble musician. As an educator, Dr. Broussard enjoys opening up the world of music to his students. He has taught every level of student from beginners to professionals and his students have had much success not only as students but also as professional musicians later in their careers. Broussard has taught privately in Louisiana, California, Virginia, and Texas and has been invited to be on the faculty of the InterHarmony Music Festival in SulzbachRosenberg, Germany and Acqui Terme, Italy. (Source: Jared Broussard)