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Welcome New Trombone Students and Congratulations to our 2017 Graduates!

It is with great pleasure that we welcome in our new class of students: Jacob Authier – San Antonio Eric Gomez – Edinburg Garrett Harlan – Austin Derek Mitchell – Ann Arbor, MI Adam Williams – Memphis, TN Wheaton Wills

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UT Trombone Choir Performs at 2017 International Trombone Festival

The University of Texas Austin Trombone Choir presented a showcase concert, on July 1st , at the 2017 International Trombone Festival in Redlands, California. The program took place in the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel and featured original compositions written

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2017-18 UT Guest Trombone Artists Announced

Fresh off a stimulating year that was highlighted by UT visits by Mnozil Brass, James Markey (Boston Symphony), Nathan Zgonc (Atlanta Symphony), Zach Bond (Yong Siew Toh Conservatory in Singapore), and UT alums Bill Thomas (Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich) and David Garcia

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UT Has Strong Presence at 2017 Southeast Trombone Symposium. Jeanette Velasco wins solo competition.

The Southeast Trombone Symposium is an annual summer trombone workshop hosted by the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University in Columbus, GA. The 2017 STS was held June 22-27 and included an intense week of competitions, recitals and

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Student Success in the 2017 Zellmer Minnesota Orchestra Trombone Competition

Three of the five trombonists chosen for the final round of the Zellmer Minnesota Orchestra Trombone Competition, held in Minneapolis June 2, 2017, have Butler School of Music ties: Jeanette Velasco (a 2016 BM grad) won the $2,500 2nd prize,

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Famed trombone soloist, James Markey, will visit UT in January 2017

Fresh off a stimulating couple of years that were highlighted by UT visits from Joseph Alessi (New York Philharmonic), Paul Welcomer (San Francisco Symphony), Ken Thompkins (Detroit Symphony), David Fedderly (Baltimore Symphony) and UT alums Brian Hecht (Atlanta Symphony) and

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Jeanette Velasco wins 2016 UT Concerto Competition!

Jeanette Velasco (senior, bass trombone performance major) was named winner of the 2016 UT Concerto Competition (Wind,Brass, Percussion Division). She will perform the Steven Verhelst Concertino with the UT Symphony Orchestra on February 17 at 7:30pm in Bates Recital Hall.

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Justin Dunlap and Sterling Tanner win 2016 ATW Solo Competitions!

Four UT students were named finalists in 2016 American Trombone Workshop National Solo Competitions: Ben Yang (freshman, bass trombone performance major), Justin Dunlap (freshman, trombone performance major), Sterling Tanner (2nd year MM bass trombone performance major), and Evan Sankey (2nd

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