Department of Performing Arts
Todd Baldwin served with The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” from 1984-2016 and was most recently the Element Leader for The U.S. Army Ceremonial Band. Previous positions include Trombone Section Leader as well as Group Leader and Producer for the Herald Trumpets. Baldwin’s military career has engaged him in performances at the White House, in concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops and National Symphony and across the country for events of national significance.
As a freelance musician, Baldwin has performed with the Washington Opera, Washington Ballet, Richmond Symphony and the National Gallery Orchestra. He has recorded with the Capitol Bones, Mark Taylor Big Band, Washington Winds and for episodes of “America’s Most Wanted”, “West Wing” and several National Geographic documentaries. He has been the trombone instructor at American University since 2007 and maintains an active private studio.