Lyman A. Brodie is the consummate musician, demonstrating his lush musical signature of sound as a seasoned performer balanced with the deft ability as a progressive administrator. Mr. Brodie is an active feature performer and Principal Trumpet with several ensembles across the country, including the Dallas Wind Symphony, Dallas Texas; and the Orlando Philharmonic, Orlando Florida; as well as, Solo Trumpet with the Black Music Repertory Ensemble, Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Brodie's currently available discography numbers thirty-two recordings, including ten (10) CD's on the Reference Recording Label, one with Crystal Records, Los Angeles, and thirteen (13) CD's on the Madacy Group Inc. Label. Mr. Brodie is also sponsored by the Yamaha Corporation of America as a Yamaha Artist, as is listed on their roster of International Artists.
Recent recording highlights include immortalizing a series of performances with Frederick Fennell, Conductor, recognized internationally, as the "Father of Modern Windband Movement" with America's only professional wind ensemble. The Dallas Wind Symphony Series of CD's have debuted to critical industry acclaim including the recording, "Trittico" winning the 1993 National Association of Independent Record Distributors Award as "Best Album of the Year." The Public Broadcasting System, produced and aired in 1995 and 1996 on Public Radio International a series of eight live performances of the Black Music Repertory Ensemble recorded in Columbia, South Carolina and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania titled "The African- American Music Tree." The Repertory Ensemble's previous tours include appearances at the Lincoln Center, New York City; Orchestra Hall, Chicago; Cincinnati Conservatory, Cincinnati; Morehouse College, Atlanta; Tufts University, Boston; University of California at Berkley and California State University, Los Angeles.
Mr. Brodie is Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, and Professor of the Music at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida. He has served in several senior administrative roles at UCF, including: Chair of the Department of Music, President of the University Wide Counsel of Chairs and Chairmen of the Campus Review for the Strategic Planning Initiative. He has also served on numerous other university and college wide communities at the University of Central Florida. Mr. Brodie has served as a national grant review panelist for both the National Endowment for the Arts Music Program, New York City, New York, and as an elected board member of Chamber Music Directors of the Orlando Philharmonic, Orlando, Florida, and as an Advisory Board member of the Arts Presenters. Mr. Brodie is also a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammy Awards).
Updated: Oct 10, 2019