WELCOME TO THE NEWS/BASIC INFORMATION PAGE!

 

You will find below audition information, links for our both our policies/procedures manual and class syllabus the

books and tools that many studio students use regularly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Audition Information

 

 

SOM Audition Dates for Admission in Fall 2018 will take place on

 

 

Saturday, February 24, 2018 

 

and

 

Saturday, March 3, 2018

 

 

 

Private Auditions may also be scheduled!

 

 

 

 

 

To apply, click on the

 

 

undergraduate online application

 

or

 

graduate online application

 

links.

 

 

Email james.decker@ttu.edu for additional information. 

 

 

 

 

 

 Current Semester Information

 

 

 

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

 

Trombone_Policies

 

 

 

 

 

Basic Texts and Materials
 

 

Freshman

Remington/Hunsberger - Warm-up Exercises
Edwards - Lip Slurs
Starer: Rhythmic Training

Tenors; Edwards - Introductory Studies in Tenor and Alto Clef (for Tenors, if needed) 

Basses(Optional for Tenors:  Aharoni - New Method for the Bass Trombone, 4th Edition

Kleinhammer/Yeo: Mastering the Trombone

Vining: The Breathing Book

Straight Mute
Breath Builder

 

 

Sophomore

Buddy Baker - Trombone Method

Bousefield - Unlocking the Trombone Code

Cup Mute

Five Liter Breathing Bag

 

Junior

Vernon - The Singing Trombone
Laudermilch - An Understandable Approach to Musical Expression