Ralph brodt III
  • Instructor of trombone
  • Trombone Ensemble
  • Trombone Pedagogy
  • Trombone Literature

Ralph E. Brodt, III is an Artist-Lecturer of trombone at Moravian College. A graduate of Moravian College with B.A. in Music Education, his teachers included Dr. Henry Schmidt (trombone), Donald Spieth (conducting), and Richard Schantz (choral interpretation and conducting). He has taught in both private and public sectors for over 35 years. He currently works at the Nazareth Music Center in instrument sales and repairs. From 1980-1992 he was the director of music and choral director at Allentown Central Catholic High School. Prior to this he served in the USMC. During his service, he conducted and arranged music for the Basic School's men's chorus and was honored with a requested performance at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC.

Ralph has performed with the Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra, PA Sinfonia, Allentown Symphony, Bach Festival Orchestra, Guy Lombardo, Bob Grausso, Bill Watrous, Rob Stoneback, Marilyn Horn & Barbara Cook, and Bobby Vinton. He performs with many various quartets and quintets in the Lehigh Valley. He is also conductor of the Nazareth Area Community Band. In his free time he enjoys arranging musical scores for trombone quartets, brass quintets and for the community band.