Edward Zadrozny is currently Professor of Trombone at The University of Akron and is also Principal Trombone of the Akron Symphony Orchestra. A native of Northeast Ohio, Mr. Zadrozny holds degrees in music from The Ohio State University and the University of Illinois. He has studied trombone with Ernest Miller, Merritt Dittert, Allen Kofsky, Louis Van Haney, Jack O. Evans, Milt Stevens, and Robert Gray. Additionally, Edward also received training as a "fellow" at The Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood.
From 1986-1991, Mr. Zadrozny served as Principal Trombone of the Naples Philharmonic and he has also been a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra (1985-86) and a full-time, substitute member of the Cleveland Orchestra (2003-04; 2005-06). Additionally, Edward has toured and recorded with the New York Philharmonic and has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the North Carolina Symphony, the Columbus Symphony, Pro Musica, The Detroit Concert Band, The Cleveland Symphonic Winds and the Blossom Band.
Edward's prior teaching experiences include the Lawrence University Conservatory, The National Music Camp at Interlochen, The Oberlin Conservatory, and the International Trombone Association Workshop.
Ed Zadrozny can be heard performing with the High Anxiety Bones on their CD entitled "Too Scared to Play" (Albany Records).
Mr. Zadrozny is a Trombone Artist/Clinician for Conn-Selmer.