Dr. Joshua L. Bynum is Associate Professor of Trombone at the University of Georgia and trombonist with the Georgia Brass Quintet. He is a founding member of Resonant Projection, a professional trombone quartet dedicated to promoting new and undiscovered works. In the summers, Bynum serves as trombone faculty for the Festival of Vale Veneto, in the Rio Grande de Sul region of Brazil.
Josh performs regularly as first-call substitute with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (including the entire 2015-16 season) and Charleston Symphony Orchestra. He regularly performs with the Symphony Orchestra of Augusta, and is currently serving as principal trombonist with the Macon Symphony Orchestra. Josh has held positions in the Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Tuscaloosa, and Pine Bluff Symphony Orchestras, and has also performed with the IRIS, Arkansas, Quad City, and Shreveport Symphony Orchestras, along with the Joffrey and Stuttgart Ballet companies.
He has given clinics and performances at the Eastern Trombone Workshop, International Trombone Festival, Georgia Music Educators Association Conference, as well as for various workshops and universities across the country. He was a participant at the 2007 Alessi Seminar, and in 2010-11 gave the Georgia state premiere performances of John Mackey’s Harvest: Concerto for Trombone with John Lynch and the UGA Wind Ensemble. In the fall of 2016, he will once again be a featured soloist with the UGA Wind Enemble, performing Dana Wilson’s Concerto for Trombone as part of a commission consortium.
Bynum is a graduate of Temple University, the University of Iowa, and Jacksonville State University. He currently serves as the Journal Advertising Manager for the International Trombone Association and is an Artist & Clinician for the Edwards Instrument Company.