Member since: 1993
Hometown: Tampa, FL
Hobbies/Interests: Walking is my favorite hobby.
Music is a life transforming force. It will continue to have an impact on our world as long as there are ears to hear it.
Lyman A. Brodie is a seasoned performer and an award-winning administrator. Lyman has been a featured performer and Principal Trumpet with several ensembles across the country, including the Dallas Wind Symphony, Dallas, Texas, and Solo Trumpet with the Black Music Repertory Ensemble, Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Brodie’s currently available discography numbers more than forty compact disc recordings, including ten CD’s on the Reference Recording Label, one with Crystal Records, Los Angeles, and thirteen CDs on the Madacy Group Inc. Label.
Recording highlights include immortalizing a series of performances with Frederick Fennell, Conductor, recognized internationally, as the “Father of the Modern Windband Movement” with America’s only professional wind ensemble. The Dallas Wind Symphony Series of CDs 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 (PBS) 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 Lincoln Center, New York City; Orchestra Hall, Chicago; Cincinnati Conservatory, Cincinnati; Morehouse College, Atlanta; Tufts University, Boston; the University of California at Berkley and California State University, Los Angeles, and the “Today Show” NBC, New York City.
Lyman has been Principal Trumpet of the Orlando Philharmonic since its inception. He is also a past President of its Board of Directors.