Gillian Huff graduated from The University of Georgia with a B.M. in Music Education in 2014. She then attended Northwestern University, completing her M.M. in Trumpet Performance in 2016. While at NU, she attended the Chautauqua Music Festival and the Brevard Music Center, both on full scholarships. Soon after graduation, she won the 2nd Trumpet Position with the Lansing Symphony Orchestra and continued to freelance in the greater Chicago area. In 2017, Gillian was chosen as the new Bugle musician for the West Point Band Hellcats.