Micah Everett is Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Mississippi, where he teaches applied trombone, euphonium, and tuba, conducts the trombone ensemble and tuba-euphonium ensemble, and teaches the undergraduate low brass methods course as well as graduate courses in brass literature and brass pedagogy. A Mississippi native, Everett was first trombonist in the Mississippi Lions All-State Band before attending Delta State University, where he received the Bachelor of Music Education degree, and studied trombone and euphonium with Edward R. Bahr. He holds the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he studied trombone with Randy Kohlenberg, and euphonium and tuba with Dennis AsKew. Prior to joining the Ole Miss faculty in 2012, Everett was Associate Professor of Music at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and also held teaching positions the University of Northern Iowa, Elon University, and UNCG.
An active recitalist, orchestral, and chamber musician on alto, tenor, and bass trombones, and euphonium, Everett is currently principal trombonist in the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, trombonist in the Mississippi Brass Quintet, and bass trombonist in the Great River Trombone Quartet. He is a past winner of the National Solo Competition held at the Eastern Trombone Workshop (now the American Trombone Workshop), and has performed more than twenty times as a featured soloist with bands and orchestras in Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Iowa. He has appeared as clinician, soloist, or conductor at the International Trombone Festival, the Eastern Trombone Workshop, the South Central and Mid-South Regional Tuba-Euphonium Conferences, and numerous other regional conferences and workshops. In 2015 he was selected as a Fellow at the prestigious Alessi Seminar, and that same year his first solo recording, Stepping Stones for Bass Trombone, was released by Potenza Music.
Everett is an active member of the International Trombone Association, currently serving as Assistant Editor (Audio/Video Reviews) for the ITA Journal. He serves as Mississippi Chairperson for the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors, and is a member of the International Tuba-Euphonium Association, the Historic Brass Society, the College Music Society, and the Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Kappa Phi, and Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Societies. His arrangements for brass soloists and ensembles have been published by Potenza Music, Cimarron Music Press and TAP Music, and his articles and reviews have appeared in the International Trombone Association Journal, the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors Journal, The Instrumentalist, and Conn-Selmer’s Keynotes Magazine. He currently blogs at The Reforming Trombonist. His first book, The Low Brass Player’s Guide to Doubling, was published by Mountain Peak Music in 2014.
In addition to his many professional activities, Everett is a member of Christ Presbyterian Church and of the Oxford Camp of The Gideons International. In 2011 he received a Certificate in Systematic Theology from Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. His writings on theological and devotional topics have appeared in Modern Reformation, Puritan Reformed Journal, and The Banner of Sovereign Grace Truth.
[ Personal home page: www.olemiss.edu/lowbrass/ ]