Drake Domingue - Low Brass: Trombone, Baritone, Tuba, Euphonium
Hailing from the bayous of south Louisiana, Drake Domingue is a multi-instrumentalist and instrument builder currently located in Denver, CO. Specializing in low brass (tuba, trombone, baritone/euphonium) and electric/upright bass, Drake is in demand as a freelance and session musician across a wide variety of styles and genres of music throughout the southwest.
Primarily a tuba player, Drake served as Principal Tuba of the Monroe Symphony Orchestra (LA) for the 2013-2015 seasons and maintains an active freelance career performing with regional orchestras across New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana. As a soloist, he has been a featured at the New Music on the Bayou Festival (LA) and has performed solo recital programs across the southern states. Drake also performs with his tuba/French horn duo, The High Desert Duo, and presented recitals and masterclasses at universities across the country. Outside of classical music, Drake enjoys an active freelance career playing trombone, bass guitar, and sousaphone with a variety of Latin, funk, western, jazz, and rock projects.
As a teacher, Drake focuses on the love of music before anything else. Emphasizing the exploration of his students’ musical goals and interests, Drake aims to be more of a mentor than just a music teacher. From beginners to college level players, Drake has helped guide many students through successful auditions, performances, and musical ruts.
In addition to his performing and teaching career, Drake has been building custom brass instruments for the past several years. He began his journey in instrument craftsmanship building custom French Horns with Patterson Hornworks in Las Cruces, NM where he is still a member of the team. Drake is also a full time member of the Harrelson Trumpets team in Denver where he works with custom trumpets.