B I O G R A P H Y
Taylor Hughey, a Courtois performing artist with the Buffet Crampon Group, currently resides in Vermont. She is an Artist in Residence at Valdosta State University. Previously, she was the Head of Brass Development for Brass for Africa in Uganda and on faculty in the music department at Heze University in Heze, China.
She earned a doctoral degree in Trombone Performance from the University of Southern California with concentrations in Music Education, Jazz Studies, and Arts Leadership/Music Industry. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Tennessee and a master’s degree in Trombone Performance from the University of Southern California.
She has played with numerous orchestras in the Southeast and in California, and has presented master classes and recitals at the Big 12 Trombone Conference and colleges across the United States. She has performed with various recording artists, including Elton John and Barry Manilow and has performed throughout Europe and Asia both as part of a trombone choir and as a soloist.