Traster_J
Director, Bands, Winds and Percussion; Director, Music Education; Instructor, Tuba

401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Box: 92F
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 257-3527
jtraster@ut.edu

Jeffrey L. Traster


Education

1979 Baylor University, BME
1981 University of Colorado, M.M.
1989 University of Texas, DMA

Courses Taught

Instrumental Conducting
Secondary Music Education
Wind Ensemble
Spartan Athletic Band
Tuba

Career Specialties
Jeffrey Traster specializes in band conducting, music education, and tuba performance and instruction.
Professional and Community Activities:

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.

Honors and Awards

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Excellence Award - 1998
Jan K. Dargel Award for Outstanding Service to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – 2006