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Brian Hecht, runner up in the New York Philharmonic audition, named bass trombonist for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

University of Texas alum, Brian Hecht (BM 2007 in performance), was runner up in the recent New York Philharmonic bass trombone audition and has subsequently been hired as bass trombonist for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for the upcoming 2013-14 subscription

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UT Trombone Quartet Wins 1st Prize in 2013 International Competition

Northside Trombone Quartet, a chamber ensemble at The University of Texas at Austin, recently won first prize in the trombone quartet competition at the 2013 International Trombone Festival held this summer in Columbus, Georgia. The ensemble, comprised of three graduate

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UT Trombone Alums Complete Successful Tour

The Minor 4th Trombone Quartet recently completed a busy 2013 performance season. The ensemble is comprised of UT Butler School of Music alumni who hold university positions in the state of Texas. Oscar Diaz (DMA 2008) is the Associate Professor

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UT and the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Denmark establish a Trombone Exchange Program

Several years ago, the UT Butler School of Music established an exchange program with several of the top European schools of music. As a tie in to that initiative, the trombone programs at UT and the Royal Academy of Music

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