GERARD ALOISIO, DMA
Dr. Aloisio is a musical "jack of all trades." From orchestral, jazz, and studio trombonist and salsa band leader, to creator and presenter of programs for senior citizens, he has long specialized in making music come alive for people of all types, backgrounds, and age groups.
Dr. Aloisio is a professor of Music in General Studies at the Minnesota State University, Mankato. Dr. Aloisio teaches courses such as Introduction to Music, Pop Music U.S.A., and Music of the World; general education music classes remain his first love and primary area of expertise. In addition, Dr. Aloisio is a well respected and "in demand" professional trombonist having performed with numerous orchestras and artists ranging from Sarah Vaughan, Marvin Hamlisch and Johnny Mathis to The Four Tops and Frankie Valli. Dr. Aloisio received a Ph.D. in Musical Arts Trombone Performance from The College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati.