Jared Broussard

Assistant Professor of Trumpet
Office: Music 207
Phone: 409-880-8070
Email: jbroussard46@lamar.edu


  • Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Texas at Austin
  • Master of Music, University of Texas at Austin
  • Bachelor of Music, Virginia Commonwealth University

Dr. Jared Broussard is Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Lamar University. He earned his D.M.A. and Masters degrees from The University of Texas at Austin and holds a Bachelors of Music degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. Broussard’s primary teachers are Ray Sasaki, Rex Richardson, and Jim West. He has previously served on the faculties of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the University of Mary Hardin Baylor.

Broussard is an avid performer and is adept in a variety of styles of music. He is currently a member of the Dallas Wind Symphony and the Lamar University Faculty Brass Quintet. Previously, he was Principal Trumpet of the Valley Symphony Orchestra and Principal Trumpet of Marine Band San Diego and a member of the Marine Corps Brass Quintet. He has frequently performed with the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Abilene Symphony Orchestra, Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio, and the Richmond Symphony Orchestra amongst others. Dr. Broussard is ever active as a soloist and chamber musician. He is in demand as a freelance artist; often performing in brass quintets with many of the United States’ best brass musicians. Broussard has also performed in recital with famed percussionist Nebojsa Zivkovic at PASIC in 2011. Jared plays Lead Trumpet with the Gabriel Santiago Jazz Orchestra, which performs frequently in Austin and periodically in Brazil. As a jazz/commercial musician, Broussard has performed on tour with The Temptations and has had the pleasure of performing with Maria Schneider, John Clayton, Joshua Redman, Wycliffe Gordon and other jazz greats. He is currently collaborating with folk artist Sean Bruce on multiple projects. Broussard has extensive touring experience having toured nationally and internationally in many of the world’s greatest venues to rave reviews as a recitalist, chamber musician, and large ensemble musician.

As an educator, Dr. Broussard enjoys opening up the world of music to his students. He has taught every level of student from beginners to professionals and his students have had much success not only as students but also as professional musicians later in their careers. Broussard has taught privately in Louisiana, California, Virginia, and Texas and has been invited to be on the faculty of the InterHarmony Music Festival in Sulzbach- Rosenberg, Germany and Acqui Terme, Italy. Many of his private studio students have gone on to make various local, regional, and All-State Bands and Orchestras. His former collegiate trumpet students enjoy working as successful band directors and as professional trumpet players throughout Texas and the United States. He is in demand as a clinician and has given lectures on performance anxiety, military music, and trumpet pedagogy at many universities.

Broussard is a mainstay on the music scene wherever his travels take him. He aspires to introduce audiences to ways of experiencing the trumpet in new and interesting concep