Bruce Tychinski

Alto & tenor trombones

Bruce Tychinski is an assistant professor of trombone at the University of Delaware and also serves on the summer faculty of Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. Dr. Tychinski is principal trombonist of the Gulf Coast Symphony and a member of the Washington Trombone Ensemble. He has also performed with the Lancaster Symphony, Delaware Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic, Mississippi Symphony, Green Bay Symphony, Eugene Opera and many others, as well as with many well-known artists including Rosemary Clooney, the Four Tops, the Drifters, Leslie Gore, Lou Christie and Connie Francis, to name a few. He has performed throughout the United States, Germany, Austria, France, Spain, Mexico, the Bahamas, and Peru. An advocate of new music for trombone, Dr. Tychinski led a consortium to commission Jack Stamp's Divertimento for Trombone and Band and he will premiere the piece with the United States Army Band at the Eastern Trombone Workshop in March 2013.

Dr. Tychinski is originally from Altoona, Pennsylvania. He holds Bachelor and Master of Music in Trombone Performance degrees from Penn State University and the Doctor of Musical Arts in Trombone Performance from the University of Kansas. Prior to his appointment at the University of Delaware, Dr. Tychinski taught at the University of Southern Mississippi, St. Norbert College and the University of Northern Iowa. He and his wife Heidi have three dogs; Milly, Ella, and Fritz.