Lorrie Baum studied trombone and music education at the Music Academy in Vienna, Austria and the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree. Ms. Baum later received a Master of Music degree in music theory and composition from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado.
A member of The National Association For Music Education, Colorado Music Educators Association, American String Teachers Association, and ASCAP, Ms. Baum has traveled extensively as a performer and spent 30 years teaching band and orchestra, primarily in the Denver Public Schools. Her music has been performed throughout the United States, Germany, Hungary, and by brass groups from the President’s Own Army Band in Arlington, Virginia at the International Trombone Festival. Ms. Baum has had several pieces for band and orchestra published through Grand Mesa Music Publishers. Having retired from full time teaching in 2014, Ms. Baum continues to write music for school bands and orchestras.
In addition to composing, Ms. Baum performs regularly playing bass guitar in a women’s duo. She also enjoys travel, playing golf, hiking in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, and is a professional photographer, and selling her fine art photography online. Learn more about her here.