Scott Shelsta, trombone soloist

What They Said

About the 1890s re-enactment: "He tells about playing with Sousa and other bands in the 1890s, and Shelsta's trombone solos were stupefying."

— Paul Carpenter, Chicago Tribune

"Scott Shelsta is a superb musician who is able to perform the most difficult solos with ease. He thrills an audience with his blazing technique and possesses an affable demeanor which endears him to his listeners. It is a joy and a pleasure to conduct him in concert. He truly ranks among the finest soloists of our time."

— Colonel Arnald D. Gabriel, USAF (Ret)

Hear His Music!

Audio and Video Clips

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You Tube Videos

"On the Town Square"--Manassas Symphony (website) at Harris Pavilion, Manassas, Virginia

  • Entry Music “The Vanished Army” They Never Die (Trio) by Kenneth Alfred
  • Caravan by Duke Ellington and Juan Tizol
  • Thoughts of Love by Arthur Pryor
  • Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White by Louiguy
  • Bayrische Polka by Georg Loehman
  • Lassus Trombone by Henry Fillmore
  • Precious Lord Take My Hand by George Nelson
  • Exit Music, reprise of “The Vanished Army” They Never Die (Trio)

Washington International Symphony

Mississippi Community Symphonic Band (website)