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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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

"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...

Douglas Yeo appointed to University of Illinois for 2022-2023

The University of Illinois School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas Yeo as Clinical Associate Professor of Trombone for the 2022-2023 academic year. From 1985-2012, Professor Yeo was bass trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Prior...

2023 North Carolina Trombone Festival

By OTJ News • August 26, 2022 in Recent & Upcoming Events
The 26th Annual North Carolina Trombone Festival will be held January 21st, 2023 at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Designed for trombonists of all ages, the festival cultivates fellowship through clinics, presentations, solo recitals, and ensemble performances. Participants have...

NPR's "From the Top" Features a Young Trombone Quartet

By OTJ News • September 19, 2022 in New Recordings, Literature or Projects
The Bone Rangers, a trombone quartet of musicians from Merit School of Music in Chicago, Illinois, recently appeared on episode 417 of NPR's "From the Top."  

Cleveland Orchestra Appoints New Principal Trombone

Brian Wendel joined the Cleveland Orchestra as Principal Trombone in August of 2022, appointed by Franz Welser-Möst. Brian previously served as Principal Trombone of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) for five seasons, beginning in 2017. More information about Brian can...

Podcast "Speaking Soundly" to feature Denson Paul Pollard

By OTJ News • September 20, 2022 in New Recordings, Literature or Projects
Next Monday, Sept. 26th "Speaking Soundly" will feature Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Trombonist Dr. Denson Paul Pollard who had an unconventional path to the stage and credits his grit, determination, and humble roots for taking him from a small town in...

New Steam Game: "Trombone Champ" from Holy Wow

By OTJ News • September 21, 2022 in New Recordings, Literature or Projects
Need a break between your daily routine and next rehearsal?  Check out "Trombone Champ" from Holy Wow Games. Hope Bellingham at Games Radar writes: "What makes Trombone Champ special, other than being the first of its kind, is the...

"Duprass" by Trombonist Phillip Martinson and Flutist Shelley Martinson

By OTJ News • September 21, 2022 in New Recordings, Literature or Projects
"Duprass" is the first album ever to exclusively feature trombone and flute duos. Committed to creating and performing new works for flute and trombone, Philip and Shelley Martinson have commissioned and premiered numerous pieces for this unique instrumentation, including all...