Southeast Trombone Symposium 2015

What a treat it was to visit Columbus State University this past June for the Southeast Trombone Symposium! Dr. Bradley Palmer has now hosted STS for 6 years. I attended the first STS in 2010 as a participant, and Chris and I performed in the Professor's Choir in June. So much has changed over the... Continue Reading →

Midwest Trombone & Euphonium Conference 2015

This post is long overdue, but I wanted to express my gratitude to Dr. Jemmie Robertson for hosting another fabulous MTEC conference at Eastern Illinois University (October 30th-November 1st). The featured guest artists were bass trombonist Randall Hawes from the Detroit Symphony and The American Trombone Quartet (Nathaniel Lee, Zsolt Szabo, Bill Mann, Jemmie Rombertson).... Continue Reading →

ITF & IWBC 2014

I had a wonderful time presenting at and attending both ITF and IWBC! Unfortunately, both conferences were at the same time, so I had to split my time between the two. It was great to be in Rochester and experience the famous Eastman School of Music. It was even better to see good friends and... Continue Reading →

2014 Summer Music Conference Lectures

                       I am incredibly excited to present my doctoral research on William Osborne's chamber music theater works for trombonist Abbie Conant at The International Trombone Festival and The International Women's Brass Conference this summer. The ITF will be held at The Eastman School of Music in... Continue Reading →

Come on out February 16, 2014 and support The Lexington Brass Band. "Triumphant Rhapsody" is the third concert of the season and should be a lot of fun for all!

2014 UK Brassfest

Happy New Year! What better way to celebrate the new year than to attend the 2014 UK Brassfest?! This festival begins February 1st is open to all middle and high school brass players. This year's featured ensembles will be the UK brass faculty and The Gaudete Brass Quintet. There are some amazing opportunities for young... Continue Reading →

All-Star Band Clinic at Asbury University

Today is the first day of the Asbury All-Star Band Clinic! Beginning today, November 21 and ending Saturday, November 23, high school band students will have the opportunity to audition and perform with guest conductor Dr. Bruce Moss from Bowling Green State University. I am looking forward to hearing some great auditions and working with... Continue Reading →

Lexington Brass Band in Concert

I have had the pleasure of playing with the Lexington Brass Band. LBB's first concert of the season will be on November 8th at Asbury University, 7:30 in Hughes Auditorium. This first concert of the season will feature alumni soloists from Asbury University such as Mark Ridenour, trumpet (Chicago Symphony Orchestra); Tom Bratten, tuba (U.S. Army... Continue Reading →

All-State Auditions

Many of my Kentucky trombone students are auditioning for All-State band this year. Here are some helpful hints as you prepare... Not sure if you want to audition? You can come up with as many excuses to not audition as you want, but the fact is-- if you don't try out, you will definitely not make... Continue Reading →

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