John William Trotter

Conductor

Conductor

Writing and Speaking

  Dr. Trotter is a regular speaker and writer on such topics as the role of the arts in society, audience development, the importance of mentorship, the craft of conducting, professional development planning, and innovative approaches to music education.  He has published articles in several national and regional music publications, and is a contributing author of the upcoming book Teaching Music Through Performance in Choir – Volume 3, to be released this summer by well-known music publisher GIA.  

Through his work, Mr. Trotter has developed a keen interest in the nature and necessity of leadership, how to find and keep good mentors, and the vital importance of maintaining and nurturing a vision.  He continues to learn every day, and enjoys encouraging others to do the same through his work as a writer, educator, and keynote speaker.