- Master of Music, University of Michigan
- Bachelor of Fine Arts, UCLA
Edward Hickman is the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Trombone as well as being an Artist in Residence. Originally from Hampton, Virginia, Kip grew up in San Diego. He received his B.F.A. from UCLA and his M.M. from the University of Michigan. Before coming to the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Hickman held positions with the Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Toledo Symphony Orchestras.