Originally from Cedartown, Georgia, Dr. Casey Thomas is Assistant Professor of Trombone at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. Dr. Thomas completed both his Masters and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in trombone performance and pedagogy from The University of Iowa in Iowa City and his Bachelors degree in music education from Jacksonville State University. He is a member of Resonant Projection, a professional trombone quartet dedicated to promoting new and undiscovered works, The Rome (GA) Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with various ensembles throughout the South and Midwest. In addition to owning Potenza Music he also owns Just for Brass and Just for Winds (online sheet music and accessories). Previous academic appointments were at Berry College, Georgia Highlands College, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Ouachita Baptist University, Cornell College, and Saint Ambrose University.