Chief Musician Clint Woltering
Chief Musician Clint Woltering graduated from Madison Central High School in 2000, and received a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Kentucky in 2004. Prior to his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy Band, he was pursuing a Master of Music from Indiana University as 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.
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 trombone instrumentalist with the marching band and ceremonial units, wind ensemble, brass ensemble, and trombone quartet. Woltering also serves as the Ceremonial Unit Leader, Ceremonial Unit Leader Training Coordinator, Enlisted Conductor, and Safety Manager.