Musician 1st Class Clint Woltering
Musician 1st Class Clint Woltering graduated from Madison Central High School in 2000, and received a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Kentucky in 2004. Prior to his appointment to the Naval Academy Band, he was pursuing a Master of Music degree from Indiana University where he was the graduate assistant to the brass department and studio assistant to his professor, Carl Lenthe. He has also studied with Joseph Alessi, Pete Ellefson, Scott Hartman, and Mark Clodfelter.
An active performer on tenor and bass trombone, Woltering has performed with the Baltimore Symphony, Harrisburg Symphony, Washington National Opera, Baltimore Opera, Richmond (IN) Symphony, Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, and the Evansville Philharmonic. He was a founding member of the MOMUS Trombone Quartet, which was a finalist in the 2002 International Trombone Association Quartet Competition, and released a CD that same year entitled, “The Lexingport Project.” He has also been a member of the Victory Brass Quintet and the Washington Trombone Ensemble, as well as a frequent featured artist at the annual International Trombone Workshop hosted by the U.S. Army Band.
In 2006, Woltering auditioned and was selected for assignment to the U.S. Naval Academy Band. Following recruit training at RTC, Great Lakes, he reported for duty as trombonist with the brass quintet, brass ensemble, marching band, and ceremonial units. He has served as Leading Petty Officer of the ceremonial band, Enlisted Conductor, and Operations Assistant.