Dr. Tropman is an active clinician and recitalist, having performed and taught throughout the U.S. and Europe. He recently published a euphonium method book and has numerous other pedagogy projects in development.
Dr. Tropman has released two CD's; Continuum and From the Balcony (Summit Records) which have been featured on programs such as NPR’s “All Things Considered”, CBC Radio’s “Disc Drive”, and “Music and Company”. From the Balcony was reviewed in the New York Times, which stated “Tropman makes a serious case for the euphonium as a solo instrument”. He has performed with numerous bands, orchestras and chamber groups under conductors such as Leonard Slatkin, Neeme Jarvi and Vladimir Ashkenazy.
Dr. Tropman received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, Masters's degree from Arizona State University, and Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in tuba performance from the University of Michigan.
Matt Tropman's personal website: www.spitvalve.org