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Dr. Brianne Borden
Assistant Professor of Trumpet
Crane School of Music | SUNY Potsdam

Continuing Professional Growth

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

S.E. Shires Rising Artist Masterclass | Virtual (January 18, 2024)

State of the Art with Northern Symphonic Winds (principal cornet) | Hosmer Hall | Potsdam, NY (February 10, 2024)

Potsdam Brass Quintet (outreach concert) | Heuvelton Central Schools | Heuvelton, NY (February 12, 2023)

Faculty Recital  | Snell Theater | Potsdam, NY (February 15, 2024)

Christine Hoerning Faculty Recital  | Snell Theater | Potsdam, NY (February 16, 2024)

Arizona State University (guest artist residency)  | Tempe, AZ (February 22-23, 2024)

Brigham Young University (guest artist residency)  |  Provo, UT (February 26, 2024)

Utah State University (guest artist residency)  |  Logan, UT (February 28, 2024)

University of Utah (guest artist residency)  |  Salt Lake City, UT (February 29, 2024)

National Trumpet Competition (featured guest & adjudicator) | Texas A&M University-Kingsville | Kingsville, TX (March 8-11, 2024)

Potsdam Brass Quintet Recital | Snell Theater | Potsdam, NY (March 18, 2024)

Potsdam Brass Quintet Tour | Various K-12 schools | Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, NY (April 15-19, 2024)

Visions and Reflections with the Orchestra of Northern New York | Watertown & Potsdam, NY (April 27-28, 2024)

International Trumpet Guild Conference (registration manager) | Anaheim, CA (May 28-June 1, 2024)

Crane Youth Music (faculty)| Potsdam, NY (June 30-July 6, 2024)

An American Salute with the Orchestra of Northern New York | Watertown, Wellesley Island, & Potsdam, NY (July 2-4, 2024)

Saarburg International Chamber Music Festival (faculty) | Saarburg, Germany (July 15-27, 2024)

Bristol Hills Music Camp (faculty) | Canandaigua, NY (August 11-17, 2024)

Professional Memberships

Professional Memberships


American Musicological Society

College Music Society

International Trumpet Guild

International Society for Music Educators

International Women's Brass Conference

National Association for Music Educators

National Association for Sports Medicine

New York State School Music Association

Performing Arts Medicine Association

Yoga Alliance

Conferences Attended

Conferences Attended


Sphinx Organization Gala | Carnegie Hall | New York, NY (October 2023)


International Trumpet Guild Conference | Minneapolis, MN (May 2023)


Putnam County Music Educators Associations | Virtual (May 2023)

NAfME All-Eastern Conference | Rochester, NY (April 2023)

New York State School Music Association Conference | Rochester, NY (December 2022)

American Musicological Society Conference | New Orleans, LA - participated virtually (November 2022)


College Music Society Conference | Long Beach, CA (September 2022)

International Society for Music Educators Conference | Virtual (July 2022)

International Trumpet Guild Conference | San Antonio, TX (June 2022)

International Women's Brass Conference | Denton, TX (May 2022)

National Trumpet Competition | Newark, DE (March, 2022)

College Music Society Southwest Regional Conference | Virtual (February 2022) 

New York State School Music Association Conference | Rochester, NY (December 2021)

International Trumpet Guild Conference | Virtual (June 2021)

National Association of Music Merchants Conference | Virtual (January 2021)

Orange County Music Educators Association | Virtual (January 2021)

Rockland County Music Educators Association | Virtual (November 2020)

C-NYSSMA/NAfME Conference | Virtual (November 2020)

Future Goals & Plans

Future Goals & Plans

  • Complete editing of The Breathing Book by David Vining through Mountain Peak Press (contract signed and book to be completed April 2024)

  • Recording full album of pieces for trumpet and fixed media (to be complete Spring 2025)

  • Publish Yoga for Musicians: A Practice Guide to a Yoga Practice for Musicians through Mountain Peak Press (contract signed and book to be completed December 2024)

  • Continue to build the Crane trumpet studio in terms of musical abilities and contributions

  • Maintain strong studio enrollment in the trumpet studios

  • Maintain an extensive performance calendar

  • Continue to contribute to the overall wellness of the Crane student population and offer my expertise beyond the trumpet students

  • Continue to perform and present at national and international conferences

  • Build stronger connections with New York public schools 

  • Become further involved in service to Crane and Potsdam

  • Continue to facilitate connection of Crane alumni to the current Crane faculty and students

  • Work to integrate more diversity, equity, and belonging initiatives in my pedagogy and classroom

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