Orlando, Florida, native Scott Hartman joined the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (CSO) as Principal Bass Trombone in September 2014. In demand throughout the country, Hartman has performed in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Grant Park Music Festival Orchestra, Naples Philharmonic, Arizona MusicFest Orchestra, Charleston Symphony, West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and Richmond Symphony, as well as contemporary music group Ensemble Dal Niente. Hartman is the low brass instructor at Davidson College and has been on faculty at Brevard Music Center and the Eastern Music Festival. Prior to joining the CSO, he was the Bass Trombonist of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Hartman studied with Charlie Vernon and Mark Fisher at DePaul University and is an alumnus of the Tanglewood Music Center, Music Academy of the West, National Repertory Orchestra, Brevard Music Center, and Bar Harbor Brass. Hartman has won International Trombone Association Competitions as well, winning both the Edward Kleinhammer Orchestral Bass Trombone Competition and the Donald Yaxley Bass Trombone Competition. He was also a medal winner at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition as a member of the brass quintet Lincoln Chamber Brass.