Dr. Brian Conklin is a graduate of Boston University, Yale University, and the University of Iowa. He has studied with Ronald Barron, John Swallow, Dr. David Gier, and Julie Josephson. Conklin has also studied brass chamber music with members of the Empire, Atlantic, St. Louis, and New York Brass Quintets. He has performed with the Waco, Cedar Rapids, Quad Cities, and Shreveport Symphony Orchestras as well as the Dallas Wind Symphony. Conklin was a member of national touring productions of Oklahoma! and Oliver! He also has appeared with the TCU Trombone Choir as a guest soloist. Conklin is a member of the trombone quartet Resonant Projection and the large trombone ensemble Slideshow. He currently resides in Allen, TX where he freelances, presents clinics, and maintains a busy low brass teaching studio of approximately sixty students from Allen, Duncanville, Mansfield, Plano, Lucas, and Wylie.