Department of Music
Zachary Lyman

Zachary Lyman

Associate Professor of Music

253-535-7612 (office)



Applied Trumpet lessons, teaches Music Theory 1 and Music Theory 2 courses, coaches Chamber Ensembles, director of the PLU Trumpet Ensemble, member of Lyric Brass Quintet


D.M.A., The University of Iowa

M.M., New England Conservatory

B.M., The College of Wooster

Zachary Lyman is Associate Professor of Trumpet and Music Theory at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) where he teaches classroom music, directs the trumpet ensembles, coaches chamber music, and performs with the Lyric Brass Quintet.  He holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Trumpet Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Iowa where he was the recipient of the prestigious Iowa Performance Fellowship.  Dr. Lyman received the Bachelor of Music degree with honors from The College of Wooster, and the Master of Music degree with Honors and Distinction in Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music.  He is active as an orchestral, chamber, and solo performer and has performed with the New England Philharmonic, Boston Philharmonic, Cedar Rapids, and Quad Cities Symphony Orchestras.  He has also performed as featured soloist with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, PLU Wind Ensemble, PLU Orchestra, and the Choir of the West, and plays throughout the northwest as a member of the Mosaic Brass Quintet.  Lyman is also a regular performer on the summer Olympic Music Festival, with the Vashon Opera and Tacoma Symphony Orchestras, and is a faculty member at the Evergreen Music Festival.  Dr. Lyman’s articles have been published by American Music and the International Trumpet Guild Journal.  His trumpet warm-up book Practical Daily Warm-Ups for Trumpet is published by Keveli Music.  The Lyric Brass Quintet’s new CD, American Music for Brass Quintet, is available from Emeritus Recordings.