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David G Mathie

David G Mathie

Title: Adjunct Instructor: Brass Techniques
Department: Crane School of Music
Phone: (315) 267-2394
E-mail: mathiedg@potsdam.edu
Office: Schuette Hall A113

David Mathie is a Professor Emeritus at Boise State University, where he was Professor of trombone, euphonium and music education from 1992 until his retirement in 2014. He was also the Associate Chair of the music department for seven years. Prior to his appointment at Boise State he taught at Southwestern College, the National Music Camp at Interlochen, and the public schools in New York and Connecticut. Dr. Mathie holds a BM in Music Education from Ithaca College, a MM in Trombone Performance from the Juilliard School, and a DMA in Trombone Performance from the University of Georgia.

As a performer, Dr. Mathie was the Second Trombonist in the Boise Philharmonic for 20 years. He was Associate Principal Trombone in the Hartford, CT Symphony, and Principal in the Stamford, CT Symphony and the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. After graduation was a free-lance trombonist in New York City and performed with the Metropolitan Opera as an extra on trombone and euphonium.

As a transcriber and arranger, Dr. Mathie has published music for trombone ensembles and various brass ensembles. His publishers include Alessi Publications, Balquhidder Music, Cherry Classics, Kagarice Brass Editions, and Tuba-Euphonium Press. His large brass ensemble transcriptions have been played world-wide by brass players from the Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berlin, Israel and Vienna symphonies, while his works for trombone choir have been performed by choirs throughout the United States and Canada. He is a member of ASCAP as a brass arranger.