Dr. Justin Waller is an active musician and teacher across the United States. He has performed and recorded with such groups as the American Brass Quintet, the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera, and numerous others. Recent solo performances include a guest recital at the Summer Trombone Workshop, hosted at the Manhattan School of Music, and a performance of the Concertino for trombone and string orchestra by Lars-Erik Larsson with the SCCC College Orchestra.
Justin was appointed to the position of Lecturer of Trombone at East Tennessee State University in 2018. Prior to becoming a member of this distinguished faculty, he served as an Adjunct Instructor of Music at Suffolk County Community College in Selden, NY, where he taught Applied Low Brass, Introduction to Music, History of Rock and Roll, and Basic Musicianship. In the summer of 2017, he joined the faculty of SEM Creative Arts, formerly known as the Performing Arts Institute, at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston, PA. He has also taught multiple courses at Stony Brook University and has served as the low brass instructor for the Columbus State University Schwob School of Music Preparatory Division.
Justin earned the Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY, and graduated with the Bachelor of Music degree from Columbus State University in Columbus, GA.