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Joseph Alessi Presents Masterclass at Oklahoma State

On October 11th, thanks to a very special relationship between the McKnight Center for the Performing Arts, the New York Philharmonic, and the OSU Greenwood School of Music, we were able to have a wonderful masterclass with New York Philharmonic...

Joseph Alessi to Visit Oklahoma State

Joseph Alessi will give a free masterclass at Oklahoma State University on Friday, October 11th, from 2:00-4:00. The masterclass will take place in the OSU Seretean Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall. This event is possible due to a...

OSU Trombonists at 2019 DCI World Championship

The 2019 Drum Corps International World Championship Finals took place in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 10th. Calvin Householder played baritone and trombone with the 6th place Boston Crusaders, and Doug Bell was drum major of the 4th place Carolina Crown....

OSU Trombones Perform at 2019 Trombonanza Festival

The 2019 Trombonanza Festival took place from August 5-10 in Santa Fe, Argentina. The featured artists included Miguel Sanchez, Marshall Gilkes, Zoltan Kiss and Viento Sur Trombones. The OSU Trombone Ensemble made its Trombonanza debut, performing a concert on August...

Seth Giles Wins 2019 Trombonanza Composition Competition

Seth Giles, senior trombone performance major from McKinney, TX, recently won First Prize in the 2019 Trombonanza Composition Competition. Seth’s composition Desearia Poder Tango for Trombone Octet was premiered by the Trombonanza faculty trombone octet on August 5thin Santa Fe,...

Jason Wolfe Returns to Eastern Music Festival

Jason Wolfe, sophomore trombone performance major from The Woodlands, TX, participated in the 2019 Eastern Music Festival from June 22-July 27. This was Jason’s second summer at EMF. He was able to work with trombone faculty members James Kent and...

Paul and Lanette Compton Perform in Belgium

Paul and Lanette Compton traveled to Ghent, Belgium from July 1-8, 2019 to perform at the 51st International Horn Symposium. Paul and Lanette premiered two pieces for trombone, horn, and piano by composers Joseph T. Spaniola and Michael Schneider.

Spencer Hudson at 2019 Cleveland Trombone Seminar

OSU Graduate Bass Trombone Student, Spencer Hudson, participated in the 2019 Cleveland Trombone Seminar from June 8-16. Spencer enjoyed nine days of masterclasses, reading sessions, group warm-ups, large and small trombone ensemble rehearsals, and recitals. He was able to perform...