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Jack Grimm

Jack Grimm

Jack is originally from Northern Virginia, where he attended George C Marshall High School, and studied with musicians from the Delaware and National Symphonies, the Kennedy Center Opera House, and the Washington D.C. military bands.  In high school Jack was involved in a wide variety of music, playing in big bands, brass bands, marching band, wind ensemble, and orchestras.  

He went on to attend Northwestern University where he majored in trombone performance, studying with Michael Mulcahy, Doug Wright, Tim Higgins, Randy Hawes, and Christopher Davis.  At Northwestern, Jack continued to play diverse styles of music, playing lead trombone in the big band, and performing in the pit for many musicals on trombone, bass trombone, and tuba, in addition to his classical studies.  Following his junior year, Jack spent the summer playing lead trombone in the 2019 Disney All-American College Band, performing in Disneyland, and working with world class clinicians in the LA studio music scene.  After his undergraduate, Jack spent a year in New York City performing with regional orchestras, and studying with Colin Williams of the New York Philharmonic at The Manhattan School of Music.  In the summer of 2023, Jack was a fellow at the Aspen Music Festival, performing on trombone and bass trumpet with the Aspen Festival Orchestra.

Outside of performing Jack enjoys writing and arranging music for big band, as well as playing and watching tennis. A member of his high school tennis team, he often attends ATP tennis tournaments in the United States, and gets on the court to hit as much as possible.