Third generation trombonist, Sean Reusch, originally from Toms River, NJ, is a founding member of the Presidio Brass. Sean began performing trombone when he was ten years old. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Penn State University and a Master of Music Degree in Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, he moved to San Diego, CA. Since then, Sean has performed with many groups including the San Diego Symphony, San Diego Opera, Orchestra Nova, Los Angeles Opera, Orquesta de Baja California, Pacific Symphony, Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, and the Barnum and Bailey Circus. Sean has performed with artists such as Dave Brubeck, Johnny Mathis, David Sanborn, Bernadette Peters, Eddie Daniels, Natalie Cole, and Marvin Hamlisch.
As an educator, Sean is currently on faculty at UCSD, Palomar College, Mira Costa College, and at the Idyllwild Arts Academy during the summer. Sean maintains a large private teaching studio and many of his students have gone on to study music at top universities and conservatories throughout the United States.
Sean writes the Education Articles for Presidio Brass and has created a seminar for college students on “Effective Techniques for Successful Auditions”.
Here are some of the topics:
· Centering – an effective focusing technique
· How to prepare for an audition effectively
· The Power of Positive Thinking
· Efficient Practicing
· Resources for Peak Performance
Sean resides in Carlsbad, California, with his wife and two children.