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Brooke Trumm

Brooke Trumm

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Brooke Trumm is a composer, 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. Some of her writing credits include original music for Classical Ballet Academy in Portland, OR, orchestrating and writing original musicals, and other freelance composition work. Most recently, she wrote for Rattlestick Playwright Theatre's "Village Song," and Lincoln Center's "Broadway's Future Songbook" series. She is writing an animated rock musical "Pandora Rocks" alongside book writer and lyricist, Kerry Kazmierowicztrimm, which has reached the quarter-finals in several screenplay competitions. You can learn more about "Pandora Rocks" on her website:

    Brooke has been an active percussionist for 18 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 Curtis Moore, Amanda Green, and Tom Kitt. In July 2022, Brooke was the Music Assistant for the world premiere of "Come Fall In Love" by Nell Benjamin and Vishal & Sheykhar at The Old Globe in San Diego, CA.

    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

    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education


    • NYC/Tri-State Area

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • 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


    • ASCAP