401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Box: 92FTampa, FL 33606
Building Location: MD 98
1979 Baylor University, BME1981 University of Colorado, M.M.1989 University of Texas, DMA
Instrumental ConductingSecondary Music EducationWind EnsembleSpartan Athletic Band Tuba
Traster is the conductor of UT's Wind Ensemble and Spartan Athletic Band. He frequently guest conducts high school bands and Honor Bands. A tuba player, he performs professionally in the Tampa Bay area. He is a founding member of the Tampa Brass Quintet. Traster is director and conductor of the annual UT Quad-County Honor Band (high school students nominated by their directors) and a summer band camp for middle and high school students.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Excellence Award - 1998Jan K. Dargel Award for Outstanding Service to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – 2006