Musician 1st Class Clint Woltering
Musician 1st Class Clint Woltering was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH, and moved to Richmond, KY, during high school. He 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.
Woltering has performed with the Baltimore 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.
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 been a featured soloist on both tenor and bass trombone. He serves as an Enlisted Conductor and is the Minor Property Manager.