UT Tyler


Jeremy McBain

Title: Assistant Professor of Music
Department: Music
Building: FAC 2219 (Center for the Musical Arts)
Email: jmcbain@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.565.5894


  • Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Illinois
  • Master of Music, University of Michigan
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, University of Houston


DR. JEREMY McBAIN teaches applied trumpet, brass chamber music, brass methods and arranging at the University of Texas at Tyler.  Prior to his appointment, he taught at Eastern Illinois University, Millikin University (IL), and Saint Mary’s College (IN).  McBain is also active as a freelance trumpeter in Northeast Texas.  He joined the Texarkana Symphony as principal trumpet in fall the 2016 and is a regular member of the Rose City Brass Quintet and Rose City Jazz Orchestra.  McBain has also performed with the Bach Society of Houston, East Texas Symphony, Longview Symphony, Baroque Artists of Champaign (IL), Michigan Chamber Brass, and the State Symphony Orchestra of Mexico.  He has had the honor of backing up artists such as Doc Severinsen, Byron Stripling, John Clayton, The Contours, and the late Michael Brecker. 

McBain was granted the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Illinois in 2012.  His doctoral thesis is entitled: "The Role of the Cornet à Pistons in the Early Symphonic Works of Hector Berlioz," which he presented most recently at the 2016 International Trumpet Guild Conference in Anaheim.  McBain earned his Master of Music and Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Michigan and the University of Houston.  Outside of performing and teaching, McBain enjoys time biking and hiking with his wife Katie and two boys Malcolm and Colin.  

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