Trombone, Jazz Studies
Todd Fallis, Professor of Trombone, joined Utah State University in 1991.. Dr. Fallis holds his bachelor's degree from Crane School of Music SUNY Potsdam, NY in Music Education, Masters of Music in Performance from University of Southern California and his DMA in Music Education from University of Southern California. Since coming to Utah, he has performed with the Utah Symphony, Utah Opera, Ballet West and Utah Festival Opera Company Orchestra. In addition, he has performed at the Classical Music Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria. Dr. Fallis has held performed and held masterclasses at Ohio University, University of Kentucky and Marist College. Dr. Fallis regularly records in the studio in Salt Lake City having played on recordings for CNN, ESPN, Discovery Channel, ABC Monday Night at the Movies theme, Walker Texas Ranger, Touched by an Angel, Hercules and Zena: Princess Warrior television shows. In addition he has played on motion picture film scores including The Sand Lot, Pearl Harbor, Iron Giant, Antz, 101 Dalmatians and Jumanji. Todd Fallis performs on an Edward's Bass Trombone.