Dylan Schuman is a Baltimore-based educator, trumpeter, and composer.
Dylan loves composing/creating and is releasing his next project in fall 2023 consisting of three full length albums. You can hear Dylan play trumpet, saxophone, piano, bass, guitar, speak, and sing on the album.
Dylan is the director and founder of the 19-piece Screaming Art Large Ensemble. The ensemble has included over 50 Baltimore jazz musicians thus far. The compositions are all Dylan’s original pieces, which include elements of swing, improvisation, chamber, spoken word, and rock sounds. The ensemble released their debut album “The Chronicles of Aryeh” in 2019, for which Dylan was awarded the Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award for composition.
Dylan received his B.M. in Jazz/Commercial Trumpet Performance from Towson University, where he explored the fundamentals of Trumpet, improvisation, and composition in depth. Dylan has performed all around Maryland with Still Painting Still Yelling, Parallel Heights, Pretty O.P., Station North Jazz Orchestra, Bedlam Brass, Out Of Your Head Music Collective, Bachelor Boys Band, New World Outreach Jazz Orchestra, The New Old Fashioneds, We Are Not Spies, The Creative Music Consortium, and more.
Dylan Graduated from Austin Peay State University with a Masters in Music Education. While attending APSU, Dylan was the Music Theory Tutoring Lab coordinator working with students from “intro to theory” to “grad analysis”.
Dylan is an active educator and currently teaches in Baltimore City Public Schools. Prior to BCPS, Dylan taught in Metro Nashville Public Schools overseeing a commercial music program and concert band program.
In addition to public school teaching, Dylan has worked with students in a variety of settings, including the Litchfield Jazz Camp, Baltimore Symphony sponsored Orchkids, and Camp Davis. Dylan has taught private lessons at Menchey Music Service(Timonium + Westminster), Music and Arts (Ellicott City + Greenbelt), ART-IST Music Center, and at his home in Baltimore.
Dylan strives to continually develop his educational pedagogy and musical skill set with the plan to release his 8th album in 2024. Feel free to Contact Dylan (contact page) with any music related questions or lesson/booking inquiries.