Jared Rodin came to Indiana from Chicago, were he had been a student of Frank Crisafulli and Arnold Jacobs to earn the MM degree from Indiana University studying with Keith Brown and Lewis Van Haney. He earned his BM from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale under the tutelage of Gene Stiman and Mel Jernigan of the St. Louis Symphony.
Active as a clinician and soloist, Jared has commissioned and premiered many works for the bass trombone including "Morph"(1993 with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra) by Ken Kugler, "Concerto"(1998) by Frank Glover, "Beneath The Surface"(1997) by Steve Allee and another "Concerto"(1998) by Stan Adams. Jared has presented three concerts of music for trombone and strings with the Indianapolis String Quartet at the the Indianapolis Arts Garden. He has been soloist and clinician at Cincinnati College-Conservatory, University of New Mexico and the Hochscule fur Musik in Trossingen, Germany and directed three masterclasses at the Northwestern University School of Music this past spring.
A faculty member of The International Trombone Camp, held annually in the province of Cuneo, Italy, Jared has performed as Guest Artist in recital and with notable trombonists Joe Alessi, Ron Barron, Michael Mulcahy and Charles Vernon. Additional works have been premiered in Europe including "Remembrance" and "Welcome to the Skeleton Circus" by Frank Glover, and others with the "Seraphim Trombone Quartet" at the A-DEvantgarde Festival in Munich, Germany.
Principal Trombonist with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Jared is a frequent guest of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and other regional orchestras including the Ft. Wayne Philharmonic and the symphonies of Marion, Muncie and Anderson. This past winter he invited to perform with Chicago's famed "Music of the Baroque". He was also bass trombonist with the Italian National Radio Orchestra of Turin, Italy for two seasons.
A versatile musician, Jared has performed with artists diverse as Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, jazz trombonists Slide Hampton and Kai Winding, "The Who", and toured the US and Canada with entertainers Henry Mancini, Andy Williams, Johnny Mathis and Perry Como. Familiar with the orchestra pit, Jared has played hundreds of Broadway shows, opera and ballet in Indianapolis. As a recording artist, Jared has performed on numerous big band recordings, twice having been featured soloist.
Jared is Instructor of Trombone at Butler University, having held similar positions at Ball State and Purdue Universities.