Faculty & Staff

Chance Trottman-Huiet, M.M.

Associate Faculty / Tuba

  • Phone: 260-481-6728
  • Office: Rhinehart Music Center, Room 213
  • E-mail: huietc@ipfw.edu

A Berthoud, Colorado native, Professor of Tuba, Chance Trottman-Huiet received his BM in tuba performance from DePauw University and MM in euphonium performance from Western Michigan University. Chance Trottman-Huiet recently won the position of Principal Tuba with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, beginning in January of 2017.  His duties include performing in the orchestra as well as educational and outreach performances with the Philharmonic Brass Quintet.  In addition, Chance enjoys performing with a wide variety of ensembles, ranging from symphony orchestras to brass quintets to New Orleans style jazz bands.

As a soloist, Mr. Trottman-Huiet has won concerto competitions at both DePauw University and Western Michigan University, and performed the first movement of Arild Plau’s Concerto for Tuba and Strings with the DePauw Symphony Orchestra in April 2012, and John Williams’ Concerto for Tuba with the WMU Symphony Orchestra in April 2015.

His primary teachers, who deserve much gratitude, include Orcenith Smith, Jacob Cameron, and Philip Sinder.