Bruce Mangan is a freelance bass trombonist and an active music educator in the Atlanta area. As well as working with the GYSO Brass Quintet, Mr. Mangan works with school brass programs in Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson, Cobb, and Cherokee counties. His primary teachers and mentors include educators Freddy Martin and Dr. Irv Wagner as well as Richard Brady of the Atlanta Opera and Atlanta Ballet; and Colin Williams of the New York Philharmonic.
Being a member of such organizations as the Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO), the GSO Jazz!, the Henderson Symphony (NV), Hollywood Pops Orchestra, and the New Sigmund Romberg Orchestra; Bruce has had the opportunity to share the stage with such performers as the Indigo Girls, Take 6, Byron Stripling, Bob Shepard, and Naomi Mauro.
In the summers Bruce is the Director of Production for the Sewanee Summer Music Festival at the University of the South in Sewanee TN.