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.

Upcoming Events

Wind Symphony Concert
October 2 at 7:30 PM
Evans Auditorium

Jazz Ensemble Concert
October 5 at 7:30 PM
Performing Arts Center - Recital Hall

Trombone Choir National Anthem Performance
October 6 at 6:30 PM
Strahan Auditorium

Symphony Orchestra Concert
October 9 at 7:30 PM
Evans Auditorium 


      2015-2016 Guest Artists

       Brian Hecht

       San Antonio Symphony Low Brass

       Nate Kimball

       Christopher Davis

       Graeme Mutchler

       Mark Davidson

       U.S. Army Brass Quintet