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. 

Garcia Releases 2nd Album

Congratulations to Eliud Garcia (BM '15) on the recent release of his 2nd solo album entitled Versitos. 

Vogel New Appointment

Steven Vogel (BM ’15) was recently appointed on the faculty at Lone Star College – University Park where he will teach applied low brass and music appreciation. Vogel is also on the faculty at Texas Lutheran University and an active…

Trombone Alumni in Puerto Rico

The 2019 Puerto Rico Summer Music Festival Orchestra trombone section was comprised of all Texas State alumni. Ramiro Cortez (BM ’18) is currently pursuing a MM degree at the Manhattan School of Music. Camden Scarborough (BM ’17) recently received his…

Reyes Accepted Into RMBI

Fabian Reyes was recently accepted into the Rafael Mendez Brass Institute at the University of Denver in addition to receiving a scholarship.

Johnson Appointed to Shelton State Community College

Congratulations to Michael Johnson (MM '17) on his recent appointment at Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, AL! Michael is currently in the 2nd year of his Doctoral degree at the University of Alabama.