Texas State University Trombone Studio

Welcome to the webpage of the Trombone Studio at Texas State University! The School of Music offers several degree options at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Trombone Studies at TexasState are designed to challenge each student individually to elevate his or her level of musical performance and academic achievement. Ensemble opportunities include orchestra, three wind bands, three jazz bands, jazz combos, marching band, basketball pep band, salsa bands, brass quintets, trombone quartets, two jazz trombone ensembles and two trombone choirs. The trombone ensembles are very active groups in the School of Music and have performed at the International Trombone Festival, American Trombone Workshop, Texas Music Educators Association Convention and the Big 12 Trombone Conference.

The Trombone Studio has hosted numerous guest trombonists who perform recitals and masterclasses. Recent artists have included Ron Barron (Boston Symphony), Ralph Sauer (Los Angeles Philharmonic), Weston Sprott (Metropolitan Opera), Brian Hecht (Atlanta Symphony), Steve Lange (Boston Symphony), Don Lucas (Boston University), Dennis Bupert (Fort Worth Symphony), David Vining (Northern Arizona University), Brad Kerns (University of Kentucky), Abbie Conant (Staatliche Hochschule fur Musik),  Moises Paiewonsky (University of Arizona), The Minor 4th Trombone Quartet, Ilan Morgenstern (San Antonio Symphony) and jazz artists such as Jiggs Whigham, Bill Watrous, Michael Davis, John Fedchock, JazzBonez and Andre Hayward.

Trombone Choir's Live Performance at the American Trombone Workshop!

Upcoming Events

Bravo Awards
May 13 at 3:30 PM
Performing Arts Center - Recital Hall

Texas State Band Camps
June 7-13


      2014-2015 Guest Artists

       Jonathan Whitaker

       Ivan Bosnjak

       Steve Dillon

       Michael Dease

       Zach Bond

       Michael Massong

      Marques Young

      Matthew Guilford