Logan Chopyk, Trombone

Dr. Logan Chopyk is the second trombonist of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra and Adjunct Professor of Trombone at Point Loma Nazarene University. He is one of a small number of individuals worldwide who has successfully coached the retraining of musicians with focal dystonia. Aside from the Lakes Area Music Festival, Logan has played at the Grand Teton Music Festival since 2019.

Logan has been the prizewinner of numerous solo and quartet competitions, and has been a guest at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and New World Symphony, among others. He holds a Doctor of Music from Indiana University, Master of Music from Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Arts from UCLA. In addition, Logan has had the fortune of working for five years with one of the world's best coaches, Jan Kagarice.

Logan is a bicycle infrastructure advocate and rides his cargo e-bike for all trips under 10 miles, many times with his two children in tow. He spends his free time running his childrens' school composting program, building water harvesting earthworks, and planting trees from seed at a large scale.


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