Congratulations to senior, Matt Pehl for being named a recipient of the TMEA Collegiate Music Educator Award! This award "represents the finest and most dedicated future music educators across the state".
Freshman performance major, Daniel Rodriguez was recently accepted into the Artist Class at the Southeast Trombone Symposium. He will work with Denson Paul Pollard, Mayumi Shimizu, and Bill Thomas this summer at Columbus State University.
Congratulations to Jett Walker for being offered assistantships to every DMA program where he applied. Those schools are Arizona State University, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, University of Colorado at Boulder, Eastman School of Music, the University of Miami and the University of North Texas.
Congratulations to the Hill Country Jazz Bones who have been named Honorable Mention in the 2020 International Trombone Association's Kai Winding Jazz Trombone Ensemble Competition. This makes the ensemble's second year in a row receiving the honor.
Steven Vogel (BM ’15) has recently joined the Edwards Instrument Company artist roster. He is currently on the faculty at Texas Lutheran University and Lone Star College – University Park in addition to holding positions with the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra and Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass.
Congratulations to Jett Walker on being named a winner in the University Concerto Competition! He will perform Derek Bourgeois' Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra with the Texas State Symphony in February.