Myles Blakemore currently serves as Trombonist in the US Naval Academy Band, Professor of Trombone at Howard University, and Professor of Low Brass at Morgan State University. Prior to his current positions, he was the inaugural Rosemary and David Good Fellow with the Minnesota Orchestra and a fellow with the New World Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas.
Myles has performed on international stages including with the Malaysian Philharmonic, Baltimore Symphony, Charleston Symphony and Dallas Symphony. As a student, he spent summers attending some of the country’s premier music festivals including Brevard Music Center, National Repertory Orchestra, and Aspen Music Festival.
A Dallas native, Myles is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, where he studied with John Kitzman. He received his Master's Degree at the Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Per Brevig in the Orchestral Program.