Brass Department Faculty



Hello and welcome to the Brass Department of Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music.

The Jacobs School of Music hosts a faculty of world renown performers, scholars and pedagogues. In addition we feature resources that are second to none. Your appetite for music will likely be satisfied as there are typically over 1,000 performances in the Jacobs School of Music each year.

The Brass Department is a vital entity of this world-class music school. Exploration of each faculty member’s biography will reveal that we have held positions with and performed in many of the finest ensembles in the world. Our sincere goal is to help prepare you to do the same. We are also very proud of the high level of performing accomplishment attained by our music education graduates. We have alumni performing and teaching worldwide.

Your interest in the Jacobs School of Music is the first step toward taking control of your future, which you build with every choice you make. Most of your questions will be answered through investigation of the Jacobs School of Music website. If, after your research, questions remain, please feel free to contact one of us.

We wish you all the best. Practice well.

Peter Ellefson
Brass Department Chair
Jacobs School of Music