Haley Woodrow is a composer, educator and trumpet player. She loves to partner with performers in crafting musical experiences that offer listeners an active role. Her music reflects a broad range of influences and genres and combines styles as a primary objective.
Haley’s chamber works have been sold and performed worldwide in countries such as Germany, England, France, the Czech Republic, Canada and all across the U.S. She has been commissioned by the Florida Bandmasters Association, the Kenosha Community Foundation, the Killian Saxophone Trio, and has been commissioned to write works for soloists such as Steve Norrell (Metropolitan Opera bass trombonist) and jazz tenor trombone soloist Michael Dease (Christian McBride). Her compositions have received awards from the National BandAssociation, the Texas Music Educators Association, the VLAMO International Composition Contest, the MACRO Composition Contest, the International Arcady Emerging Composer Contest, and the Noteflight Big Band Composition Contest. Barnhouse, Alfred, Hal Leonard and MurphyMusicPress offer published versions of several of her compositions.
As an educator, Haley has serves as an Adjunct Music Instructor for the King’s University, as well as Weatherford and Tarrant County Colleges. Her Creating Composers Clinic series is designed to teach composition fundamentals and performance application in an ensemble setting.