Sarah Paradis Joins Faculty at Ohio University School of Music

Sarah Paradis. Photo: Kimono Photography (

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Doctoral Candidate Sarah Paradis has accepted the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Trombone at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.  Paradis will be teaching applied trombone and trombone choir, and performing with OhioBrass, the faculty brass quintet.  She is currently completing her Doctorate in Brass Pedagogy at the Jacobs School of Music.

Throughout her graduate studies at IU, she has studied with Professors Pete Ellefson, Carl Lenthe, M. Dee Stewart, and Jeff Nelsen.

Paradis earned her Master’s Degree in Trombone Performance from IU in 2007 and her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Ithaca College in 2005. She has been the Principal Trombonist in the Richmond, Indiana Symphony Orchestra since 2008.  Paradis will maintain her active chamber music career, touring and performing with the Mirari Brass Quintet, the Bell(e) Collective female brass ensemble, and theTromboteam! trombone quartet.


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