Gerard Aloisio

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Professor of Music in General Studies
Low Brass Instructor
Minnesota State University Let me say hello!

Dr. Aloisio is a musical "jack of all trades". From orchestral, jazz, and studio trombonist and salsa band leader, to creator and presenter of programs for senior citizens, he has long specialized in making music come alive for people of all types, backgrounds, and age groups. Large General Education music classes remain his first love and primary area of expertise. 

Dr. Aloisio teaches all of the Music Department offerings for  non-majors, including Introduction to Music, Pop Music U.S.A., and Music of the World.  Nearly 60% of M.S.U. students take at least one class with Dr. Aloisio before they graduate.  Dr. Aloisio is a well respected and "in demand" professional trombonist having performed with numerous professional orchestras and artists ranging from Sarah Vaughan, Marvin Hamlisch and Johnny Mathis to The Four Tops and Frankie Valli.  Professor Aloisio received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Trombone performance from The College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati.

All trombone, tuba, and euphonium students, at the undergraduate and graduate levels,  study privately with Dr. Aloisio.