David Bormann III
As an energetic conductor, performer, and teacher, David Borman III understands that music has the unique power to educate, inspire, and change people. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in orchestral conducting at the University of Louisville, where he completed his Bachelor’s degree in 2019. In December of 2018, Borman led the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra under the guidance of Maestro Miguel Harth-Bedoya and in April of 2015, he made his Carnegie Hall debut on Euphonium and Trombone, returning again as a pianist and vocalist in 2018. As a proponent of community engagement, Borman is an active freelance conductor in the Southern Indiana and Louisville area performing with groups such as the Redline Theatre, CenterStage, The Kentuckiana Philharmonic, and Providence Theatre. Currently, he serves as the associate conductor for the Louisville Civic Orchestra, an assistant conductor for the University of Louisville Symphony Orchestra, and an assistant conductor for the Louisville Youth Orchestra. Borman has studied brass with Clinton McCanless, Dennis Akers, and Scott Cooksey and conducting with Alexandra Enyart, Kimcherie Lloyd, and Jason Hart Raff. He enjoys teaching his private studio of brass, voice, and piano students at Maxwell’s House of Music in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Shanna Ledbetter retired from teaching in 2014 after teaching for 41 years! For the last 23 years of her career, she served as the band director at Henryville Jr./Sr. High School. Shanna earned her Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Middle Tennessee State University with a focus on piano. She has also done graduate work at Tennessee Technical University, Purdue University, and Illinois State University. Shanna can teach your child to play piano or any band instrument. She is also capable of preparing your child for the Indiana State School Music Competition Solo and Ensemble Competitions. Shanna resides in Jeffersonville and has one daughter, three grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.
Carter Woosley is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Bass Trombone Performance at the University of Louisville. He studies with Dr. Brett Shuster, and has had additional studies with Dr. Bryan Heath, as well as Jay Friedman, Michael Mulcahy, and Charlie Vernon of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Currently, he is performing with the Louisville Civic Orchestra and the Cardinal Brass Band, as well as playing the Contrabass Trombone with the University of Louisville Trombone Ensemble. He has performed with the Louisville Philharmonia on Tenor and Bass Trombone and Euphonium, and the Commonwealth Brass Band on Tenor and Bass Trombone. He was also a member of the 2019 Forecastle Symphony, directed by Teddy Abrams. He has attended the Inaugural Santa Fe Trombone Summit in 2019, and the DC Trombone Workshop in 2019. He was a finalist in the 2019 University of Louisville Concerto Competition. In Addition, Carter is an active freelancer in the Louisville and Southern Indiana Area, playing in several local Big Bands and Musical Theater organizations including CenterStage. He teaches beginner to advanced students on Trumpet, Tenor and Bass Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba and whether you're just beginning your musical journey, or you're an advanced player, Carter can help take your playing to the next level!