Eric HighAssistant Professor of Music
B.A., University of Wisconsin - Superior
M.M., Arizona State University
D.M.A., Arizona State University
Dr. Eric High has been assistant professor of music at St. Norbert College since 2005. Prior to his appointment at St. Norbert, Eric taught public school in Gilbert, Ariz. for five years.
An active performer, Dr. High has given recitals in Minnesota, Arizona, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. While living in Arizona, he played with the Arizona Opera, the Salt River Brass Band, the Southwest Brass, and was the bass trombonist with the Bear Valley Music Festival Orchestra in Bear Valley, California. Since moving to Wisconsin, Eric has performed with the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra, the Fox valley Symphony, and the Brass Circle Quintet. he has been featured as a soloist with the SNC Community Band, the N.E.W. Concert Band, and the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble.
At SNC, Dr. High teaches Low Brass, Brass Ensembles, Jazz Ensemble, Evolution of Jazz, and Music Appreciation. Eric's doctoral research document, The Contrabass Trombone: A Brief History and Survey Regarding its Use Today, has led to his continued research about the instrument. In addition, he has also had numerous audio and literature reviews published in the International Trombone Association Journal.