Mislav received a BS in Music Education from Bucknell University. He has performed with Ray Anderson, Dave Liebman, and Wycliffe Gordon, as well as having workshopped with Ethel and Ingrid Jensen. Mislav studied trumpet with Brian Kuszyk and Dale Orris, and Phil Haynes for improvisation. His background includes solo and small ensembles, band, orchestra, pit orchestra, jazz, rock/fusion, and free improvisation. Mislav’s teaching emphasizes the psychological and physical aspects of performance.