Steven Joseph Eckert


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About Me


“Intelligence is the door to freedom, and alert attention is the mother of intelligence.”
-Jon Kabat-Zinn



A native of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, Steven Eckert has served the South Florida area as a trombonist and music educator for nearly nine years. He maintains a private studio of low brass instrumentalists at The North Broward Preparatory School and has prepared students for successful graduate entrance to Boston Conservatory; University of California, Los Angeles; and the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna.

Dr. Eckert is currently a lecturer at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami in the Department of Music Theory & Composition. He performs with New World Symphony, Miami Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Miami, and Boca Symphonia and has collaborated with leaders in the industry such as Ben Folds, Arturo Sandoval, Willy Chirino, Nicole Henry, Jon Secada, and Cyrille Aimee.

Dr. Eckert attained a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Virginia Tech before completing a Master of Music at the University of Miami. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Trombone Performance with a Cognate in Music Theory from the Frost School of Music.