David Roode studied music at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Duquesne University, where he obtained a BA in Trombone Performance in 2001. From 2002 – 2007, David held the position of 2nd Trombonist with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. During that time he was a frequent guest musician with the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida.
In 2007 a desire to study abroad led David to the United Kingdom, where he completed a PG Diploma at the Royal Academy of Music in London. After graduating from the Academy, David worked with many leading orchestras in Britain, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Ballet and Scottish Chamber Orchestra. He also worked with the Gävle Symphony Orchestra in Sweden, Europa Philharmonie in Germany and played three summer seasons with the AIMS Festival Orchestra in Graz, Austria.
For the 2014-2015 season, David was 2nd Solo Trombonist with the Odense Symphony Orchestra in Denmark, and during his time there, he also worked as an extra musician with the Aalborg Symphony, the Aarhus Sinfonietta and the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen.
Since returning to the United States in 2015, David has worked as an extra musician with orchestras such as the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the West Virginia Symphony and Columbus Symphony Orchestra as well as guest principal trombonist with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (South Carolina), the Dayton Philharmonic and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. He has given lectures, masterclasses and recitals at the Southern Danish Music Conservatory in Odense, Denmark, Ohio Wesleyan University, Troy University (Alabama), University of Tennessee Knoxville, the University of Memphis and University of Mississippi. He is currently principal trombonist of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, the Richmond Symphony Orchestra and Carmel Symphony Orchestra, as well as 2nd trombonist with the Des Moines Metro Opera.
Daniel Stull is adjunct professor of tuba and euphonium at Austin Peay State University. Daniel holds a Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degree in euphonium performance from Michigan State University, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Louisville. His principal teachers include Philip Sinder, John Jones, Ava Ordman, and Dr. Brett Shuster.
Dr. Stull maintains an active performing career and has given solo recitals at the Midwest and South Central Regional Tuba Euphonium Conferences, and has been a featured recitalist and clinician at the Midwest Trombone and Euphonium Conference. Daniel has performed as soloist in front of several ensembles including the West Star Brass Band, Five Lakes Silver Band, Capital City Brass Band, the Michigan State University Wind Symphony, the Sacred Winds Ensemble, and the Derby City Brass Band. Daniel is also featured on the Five Lakes Silver Band’s CD “Ontario” performing the euphonium solo Blaydon Races. Daniel has also appeared with the Gateway Chamber Orchestra, West Michigan, Lansing, Jackson and Holland (Michigan) Symphonies.
Also an accomplished trombonist, Dr. Stull is principal trombone with the Taneycomo Festival Orchestra in Branson, Missouri, and has regularly performed with the award-winning Fossil Bones quartet. Daniel has served on the faculty of Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Tennessee State University, Olivet College and Michigan State University’s Community Music School.