- Assistant Professor of Trombone & Euphonium
- School of Music
Lauren Casey-Clyde is an active freelancer and music educator residing in Austin, TX. Recently named a finalist for the 2023 International Trombone Association Quartet Competition and the winner of the Emory Remington Trombone Choir Competition, Lauren has performed around the globe and he has made appearances with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Austin Symphony Orchestra, Austin Opera, and Temple Symphony Orchestra, working with conductors Bernard Haitink, Andris Nelsons and Farhad Khudyev. She is currently a trombone fellow with the Round Top Festival Orchestra, and recently made her debut performance at SXSW performing with Density 512 as part of the Graham Reynolds Showcase.
As a soloist, Lauren performed at the Texas State Capitol for the 2022 International Peace Concert. She was a finalist at the 2023 Big 12 Tenor Trombone Solo Competition, a finalist in the 2022 UT Concerto Competition, and a bronze medalist in the Susan Slaughter Solo Competition at the 2019 International Women’s Brass Conference. She has made solo appearances with the University of Texas Concert Band, New England Brass Band, Saratoga High School Wind Ensemble, and Boston University Wind Ensemble.
Alongside her performing career, Lauren serves as a private teacher around the Austin area and at Walsh Middle School in Round Rock ISD. Her students have consistently won positions in the TMEA Region Bands, CBDA All-State Ensembles, Honor Bands, and summer festivals such as the BU Tanglewood Institute. She also teaches at the Bluecoats Drum & Bugle Corps over the summer.
Lauren is currently pursuing her Doctoral of Musical Arts degree at the University of Texas at Austin under the instruction of Dr. Nathaniel Brickens, where she serves as the trombone studio Teaching Assistant. She previously earned her Masters of Music degree from UT Austin, her Bachelor of Music degree at Boston University, and studied at the Royal College of Music in London for a semester. Lauren has been published in the International Tuba Euphonium Association Journal and can be heard on the BBC Symphony Orchestra CD Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony, performing with the Royal College of Music Brass Band.