Jaime Morales-Matos received the Bachelor of Arts, Performer's Certificate, and Artist Diploma from Indiana University, and a Master's Degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. His DMA in performance and conducting from CCM is in progress. Mr. Morales-Matos has wide-ranging experience as a trombonist, he have performed with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Columbus Symphony, Dayton Philharmonic, Lexington Philharmonic, the Casals Festival Orchestra, the Florida Music Festival Orchestra, and the New World Symphony in the United States, and with the Asturias, Granada and Galicia Symphony Orchestras in Spain. He has performed solos with several orchestras, including the Puerto Rico Symphony (twice), Bangor Symphony, Symphony Orchestra of Southeast Texas, Guayaquil Symphony, Central Ohio Symphony and Clermont Philharmonic. Morales-Matos have extensive chamber music experience, performing with the Gabrieli Brass Quintet, Top Brass, Upbeat Brass and concerts with members of the brass section of the New York Philharmonic and Cleveland Orchestra. He has premiered various concertos and other works written especially for him. He has taught trombone as a faculty member the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, the Conservatorio Superior de Asturias in Spain, and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, and has been involved on the faculties of several summer festivals in the US, Puerto Rico, and Spain. Also was an assistant instructor at Indiana University. He is very active as a Master class Artist in the United States and Latin America. His principal trombone teachers have included Keith Brown, Tony Chipurn, M. Dee Stewart, and John Swallow. He has also studied privately with Joseph Alessi and Arnold Jacobs.