Danny Brock serves as a performer, educator, and clinician for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He is currently seeking a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of North Texas. He holds a Master of Music in trumpet performance with a related field in wind conducting from the University of North Texas, and a Bachelor of Music in music education with all-level teaching certification from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Danny has been a private instructor within Lewisville ISD, Keller ISD and Northwest ISD. He is the founder of the Timber Creek High School and Byron Nelson High School Trumpet Ensembles. Formed in Fall 2017, both ensembles were selected to compete in the quarter-final round in the National Trumpet Competition (NTC) and perform for the International Trumpet Guild (ITG) Regional and Annual Conference in Oklahoma City, OK and San Antonio, TX respectively.
As a performer, Danny was most recently accepted into the 2018 Vienna Summer Music Festival. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony, Opera, Trumpet Ensemble, and Symphony Orchestra, as well as surrounding regional orchestras including the Flower Mound and Texarkana Symphony Orchestras. Danny has also performed at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Conference, the Texas Music Educators Association Conference, and recorded CD’s in conjunction with the UNT Wind Symphony composer’s series for Michael Daugherty and John Mackey.
Summer 2018 marked Danny’s 9th consecutive year involved in the Drum Corps activity. He is on the instructional staff for Phantom Regiment as a brass technician with a specialization towards high brass performance. Prior to joining the Phantom Regiment in this role, Danny was an instructor for 5 years and had marched 3 years as a member of the Bluecoats, earning a bronze medal, leading the brass line as horn sergeant, and performing as a soloist within the years 2010, 2011, and 2012.