Deborah Eastwood serves as Instructor of Music at Morehead State University, Morehead, KY. She earned her D.M.A. in Performance and Literature at the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign; M.M. in Trumpet Performance from the Peabody Conservatory of Music- John Hopkins University; and B.M. in Trumpet Performance from James Madison University. She has performed and recorded as a member of the Athena Brass Band, Lexington Brass Band, and Horizon Brass Quintet. She has performed with the Skyline Brass Ensemble, the Virginia Symphony, the West Virginia Symphony, the Danville Symphony, the Champaign -Urbana Symphony, and the Lancaster Opera Company. Dr. Eastwood has also performed at the International Trumpet Guild, the International Women's Brass Conference, International Trombone Association, Southeast Regional Tuba/ Euphonium Conference (SERTEC), North American Brass Brand Competitions, and the Great American Brass Band Festival. She performed recently on a recording by the tuba/euphonium duo, Symbiosis to be released in fall 2009. She has served as a member of the music faculties of Marshall University, WV; Kentucky Christian College, KY; and Maysville Community College, KY. Her teachers include Michael Ewald, Langston Fitzgerald III, and James Kluesner.