John McGinness

Education Profile:

MMus Trombone Performance, Southern Methodist University
BMus Applied Trombone, University of Houston


Bass trombonist John McGinness is the Principal Bass Trombonist of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra and the Charlottesville Opera Orchestra and is a member of the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra.  John performs throughout Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic, appearing regularly with the Wolf Trap Opera and as a guest with the orchestras of Richmond, Lancaster, Harrisburg, the Kennedy Center, and the National Symphony.  

John serves on the faculty of Washington Adventist University in Tacoma Park, MD, and leads a private trombone studio in Fairfax County, VA.  A native Texan, John and his family now live in Northern Virginia.