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Matthew Vaughn
Trombone, Euphonium

Matthew Vaughn became a member of The Philadelphia Orchestra in September 1999 as Associate-Principal Trombone, was Acting Principal Trombone from 2013-2015, and currently holds the position of Co-Principal Trombone.  He was Assistant Principal and Acting Principal trombone of the San Antonio Symphony from 1997 through 1999.  Prior to joining the San Antonio Symphony, Mr. Vaughn served in the United States Air Force Concert Band in Washington, D.C., from 1993-1997.  He has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, Atlanta Symphony and National Symphony and has been featured as a soloist with the Lafayette Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Temple University Band, the United States Air Force Band, the Indiana University Symphony Orchestra, and the Richmond (Indiana) Symphony.  Born in Dallas and raised in Richmond, Indiana, Mr. Vaughn earned a Bachelor of Music degree with high distinction and a Performer’s Certificate from Indiana University in 1992, continuing with graduate work in conducting at Indiana University and George Mason University.  He taught trombone and was a member of the faculty brass quintet at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and currently teaches at Temple University.  His former teachers include M. Dee Stewart, Milton Stevens, and David Brumfield.  Visit Matt's website at  

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