(Sweden) International Soloist
Jessica Buzbee enjoys an exciting and varied international career as an Edwards clinician, a soloist, and a teacher. She is noted for her dynamic and expressive playing. Her current teaching positions include ANAM , Australian National Academy of Music, Conservatory of Music in Melbourne and Monash University, Australia. Jessica completed her studies at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. She was the winner of the first prize in the international solo trombone competitions “Concours Branimir Slokar 2000” in Switzerland and “Lieksa Trombone Competition 1998”. She was also awarded third prize at the “Concorso Internazionale Giovani Concertisti 2000” in Porcia, Italy. In 2002, Jessica received the Swedish honor “Kristallen den fina” (Crystal Prize). Jessica was a member of the noted trombone sextet Trombone Unit in 2000. She also performed as a soloist at the 2003 International Trombone Conference in Helsinki, Finland and the 2010 International Trombone Conference in Austin, Texas. Jessica’s recordings include Christian Lindberg and Friends Play, a duet with Tim Buzbee on his solo CD Buzzed and the low brass orchestral excerpt CD Eruption. Her debut solo CD is set to release in October of 2013 on the Albany Label. Jessica has performed with all the major orchestras of Sweden and many others throughout Europe, including the Munich Philharmonic where she also performed George Crumb’s Starchild for Solo Trombone and Soprano. She has held positions with the Gävle, Malmö and Iceland Symphony Orchestras and the Malmö Opera Orchestra.