Trombonist Michael Lockwood is a versatile and passionate musician that understands the role of the trombone in many different genres. This has led him to a wide range of concert experiences including performing with acclaimed jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, opening for Blood, Sweat, and Tears, and performing in China in 2011 with the KSU Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Lockwood has held principal positions in both the Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra at Kennesaw State University where he is currently a Senior studying trombone performance under Dr. Tom Gibson. In 2010, he was selected as a finalist for the KSU Concerto Competition. He attended National Brass Symposium in the summers of 2011 and 2012 as well as the Southeast Trombone Symposium in 2012 where he participated in masterclasses with New York Metropolitan Opera Trombonist Denson Paul Pollard. He most recently attended the 2013 Boston Brass Music Camp. Michael is a member of Spectacle Brass, an Atlanta based brass quintet which has participated in masterclasses from the Boston Brass and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. Mr. Lockwood constantly strives to share his talents in a friendly and professional manner.