Ross Brown

2022 Round Top Music Festival

Ross Brown
Dallas, TX
Southern Methodist University
Ross Brown, from Austin, TX, is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Trumpet Performance at Southern Methodist University under the tutelage of Dallas Symphony Orchestra trumpeter Kevin Finamore. Ross completed his Bachelor of Music last year at The University of Texas at Austin under the tutelage of Ray Sasaki, Michael Martin, David Hickman, and Billy Hunter. While at UT, Ross performed in a wide variety of ensembles including the UT Wind Ensemble, UT Symphony Orchestra, UT New Music Ensemble, UT Opera Orchestra, and UT Longhorn Band. During his time as an undergraduate, Ross has had the opportunity to compete and perform at various events including the 2019 Texas Governor Inauguration Ceremony and being a semi-finalist in the 2019 National Trumpet Competition ensemble division.

Outside of his studies, Ross has also marched DCI with Carolina Crown in 2017,2018, and 2019. When not playing his trumpet, Ross enjoys writing/arranging music as well as spending time with family.