Euphoniumist and trombonist Lauren Casey-Clyde enjoys a multifaceted career as an international performer and music educator. As a soloist, she has performed with the New England Brass Band, and was named the winner of the Young Artists Competition at the 2015 Northeast Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference. She has enjoyed performing with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Boston Symphony Hall under Andris Nelsons, at the Palau de la Musica Catalana in Spain, and at the Amaryllis Fleming Concert hall in London under Bernard Haitink. As a passionate advocate of contemporary music, Ms. Casey-Clyde is currently commissioning a new piece for euphonium, and has premiered a new piece for tuba quartet composed by Shawn Davern, titled ‘the natural lands.’ She has also been involved in a commissioning project with Boston University, premiering four new works for wind ensemble, which will culminate with the release of an album in 2018. The Mercury news touted that “Lauren kicks brass on the euphonium. And in the future she aims to share that passion with young music students.”
Alongside her performing career, Ms. Casey-Clyde is a passionate teacher. She was the Youth Director at the Summer Brass Institute at Menlo park in 2016, helped to organize the 2017 Tanglewood Conversation at Boston University, and is currently the president of the National Association for Music Education chapter at Boston University.
Ms. Casey-Clyde is currently studying euphonium with Mike Roylance at Boston University, and has previously studied trombone at the Royal College of Music with Byron Fulcher and Amos Miller. She can be heard on the ‘London Symphony’ BBC Symphony Orchestra CD, performing Variations for Brass Band by Vaughan Williams, which was recorded with the Royal College of Music Brass Band in 2017.