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Brooke Trumm

Brooke Trumm



Brooke Trumm is a composer, drummer/percussionist, and copyist in New York, NY.

She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition from the University of Idaho and a Master's in Musical Theatre Writing from New York University. Her animated movie-musical "Pandora Rocks," written with Kerry Kazmierowicztrimm, has placed in the quarter-finals of several screenplay competitions and had a reading at NYU. Her work has also been performed at Rattlestick Playwright Theater and Lincoln Center. Brooke was selected for the 2023 Prospect Musical Theater Lab with collaborator Will Shishmanian, where they wrote their 10-minute musical “A Piece of the Past," which was also selected for the Theatre Now NY SOUND BITES Festival in 2024.

Brooke has been an active drummer/percussionist for 19 years. She performs all over New York City with various artists, bands, and theatre productions. She has played for every kind of ensemble under the sun, from symphonies and orchestras to rock bands and Samba ensembles. Most recently, Brooke played for the Eugene O'Neill National Musical Theatre Conference's (NMTC) developmental workshop of "The Dark Lady" by Veronica Monsour and Sophie Boyce, under the Music Direction of Anessa Marie.

After studying with Emily Grishman, she has gone on to Music Assist for several workshops and under writers such as Justin Levine, Amanda Green, and Tom Kitt. In July 2022, Brooke was the Music Assistant for the world premiere of "Come Fall In Love" at The Old Globe in San Diego, CA. In Fall of 2023, she worked on the copywork for the Broadway production of "How to Dance in Ohio," and is currently music assisting for the Broadway production of "The Outsiders."

In 2020, and 2021, Brooke was selected for the Maestra Mentorship Program to be mentored by Emily Grishman in music preparation (2020) and by Dena Tauriello in Broadway drumming (2021). Brooke is a member of ASCAP and Local 802.

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education


  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Maestra Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Music Assistant
  • Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Dance Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Sound Designer/Composer

Primary Instruments

  • Drums
  • Marimba
  • Percussion
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone

Additional Instruments

  • Percussion (African)
  • Piano
  • Ukulele


  • Ableton
  • Finale
  • Logic
  • Sibelius

Additional Skills

  • Home Studio Whiz