Sante Fe Trombone Summit

Congratulations to Victor Guevara and Daniel Rodriguez for being accepted into the Sante Fe Trombone Summit. These two talented musicians will participate in a week long training program in July with members of the Sante Fe Opera.

Welcome New Trombone Students

We would like to welcome the following new students!

Alexander Agruso - BM Music Performance

Joshua Clennan - BM Music Performance

Scott Duncan - MM Performance

Victor Guevara - BM Music Performance

Chris Martinez -…

Pehl Receives TMEA Award

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". 

Rodriguez Accepted Into the Southeast Trombone Symposium

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. 

Walker Receives Multiple Assistantships

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…

TSTS Members Accepted Into WYWOP

Congratulations to Alex Flores and Fabian Reyes on being accepted into the World Youth Wind Orchestra Project in Austria!

Michael Johnson Receives DMA

Alum, Michael Johnson (MM '17) recently received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Alabama. Congrats Dr. Johnson!

Hill Country Jazz Bones Recognized in International Competition

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. 

Vogel Named Edwards Performing Artist

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…

Walker Wins Concerto Competition

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.