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"Trombone was my first love" for Trombone Quartet and Wind Band

It is a great pleasure for me to present to you my piece "Trombone was my first love" written for a Trombone quartet and wind band/fanfare/brass band. The piece is 5 minutes long and can be played as a...

University Position: Adjunct Faculty, Applied Trombone, Rowan College

By OTJ News • June 13, 2022 in Auditions & Position Openings
The Rowan University Department of Music announces the positions of Adjunct of Applied Trombone (part-time, non-tenure track) to begin September 1, 2022. The successful candidate(s) will join a thriving music program of nearly 400 music majors with a proud and long-standing tradition...

University Position: Lecturer in Music, Applied Low Brass at Northwest Missouri State University

By OTJ News • June 12, 2022 in Auditions & Position Openings
The Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Northwest Missouri State University invites applications for a full-time, one-year term appointment in Applied Low Brass (trombone, euphonium, and tuba) beginning August 2022. Other teaching duties will be assigned per department...

University Position: Assistant Director of Bands/Trombone & Euphonium Instructor, Southern Arkansas University

By OTJ News • June 12, 2022 in Auditions & Position Openings
Southern Arkansas University (SAU), Magnolia, is seeking applications for the Assistant Director of Bands/Trombone & Euphonium Instructor position. The position will be housed in the Department of Performing Arts and Mass Communication. The department offers the following: a Bachelor...

Vintage Band Festival: July 28-31, 2022

By OTJ News • June 07, 2022 in Recent & Upcoming Events
The 2022 Vintage Band Festival will be July 28-31 in Northfield, MS, USA.   This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to...

2022 BTS Trombone Festival

By OTJ News • May 23, 2022 in Recent & Upcoming Events
The festival promises to be a true celebration of our wonderful instrument. Packed full of performances, masterclasses, competitions, massed blows, group warm-ups, trade stands, and more. This is a chance to meet old friends and make new ones, learn from...

2022 Southeast Trombone Symposium

By Peter Fielding • May 20, 2022 in Recent & Upcoming Events
The 2022 Southeast Trombone Symposium is from June 21-26,  2022.  The Southeast Trombone Symposium is held for one week every Summer in the world-class facilities of the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. Trombone players...

2022 International Women's Brass Conference

By OTJ News • March 26, 2022 in Recent & Upcoming Events
The International Women’s Brass Conference, held May 24-28th, will be hosted by the University of North Texas in Denton Texas! Open to all genders, ages, and ability levels, the International Women’s Brass Conference...

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