Jared Dalgleish is a BMB graduate assistant in the School of Music at Western Michigan University, where he will be pursuing a MM degree in Trombone Performance. Prior to attending Western Michigan University, Jared earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Instrumental Music Education and Trombone Performance at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where he graduated summa cum laude in 2015. While at UW-Stevens Point, Jared studied with Dr. Patrick Lawrence and was the recipient of the James Arrowood Music Service Scholarship, Carl Vetter Music Scholarship, David Piotrowski Memorial Scholarship, the Robert Ollerman Scholarship, and the Chancellor’s Leadership Award. He was initiated into Pi Kappa Lambda, the National Music Honor Society, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia-Xi Omicron Chapter, and was past president of UW-Stevens Point’s collegiate chapter of NAfME (National Association for Music Education). Jared has studied abroad in Germany, Italy, and Austria during the summer of 2013. His excitement for marching band started when he was an active member of the Sound Of Sun Prairie High School Summer Competitive Marching Band in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin for five years as a baritone player. Jared is now currently on staff for Sound Of Sun Prairie as a low brass music and marching instructor.
As a performer, Jared was a featured soloist with the UWSP Low Brass Choir. He was principal trombonist in the UWSP Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, and Jazz Ensemble. Jared has performed in master classes with the St. Louis Brass Quintet, Dan Barrett, Carl Lenthe, and Kirk Ferguson, the assistant principal trombonist of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Along with university ensembles, Jared has performed with professional community jazz bands, like the River Cities Big Band, the Swing Doctors, and the John Griner Swing Shift Band, and many community pit orchestras. He has participated in the National Band Association Wisconsin Chapter College All Star Band and has performed in the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra as a trombone sub. Jared recently participated in the Rafael Mendez Brass Institute as a scholarship recipient performer in the summer of 2014.
When Jared is not teaching or performing music, he is usually cheering on the Green Bay Packers! He also enjoys watching movies, playing video games, and exercising during his free time.