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 […]

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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 […]

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Trombone Teaching Philosophy

As teachers we are always learning and growing. We have learned from our own teachers, our colleagues, and most importantly– our students. I finally decided to sit down and write my teaching philosophy. This will be an evolving philosophy as I continue to learn myself, but it was inspired by some truly great teachers and […]

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