Artist in Residence
Mr. Blake received a Bachelor of Science in music education at Hartwick College (2001), and a master’s degree in trombone performance from Binghamton University (2006). He serves as an Artist-in-Residence at Hartwick College, where he teaches trombone, directs the trombone choir, and has taught methods courses in brass and percussion. Outside Hartwick, he teaches instrumental music at Richfield Springs CSD (grades 4-12) where he regularly mentors student teachers from Hartwick. Mr. Blake has also served as trombone instructor at the Hartwick College Summer Music Festival and Institute, and is an active performer in the region.