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The Seventeenth Annual Big 12 Trombone Conference will place from January 17 - 19, 2020. 

The Feature Guest Artist will be

Boston Symphony Orchestra Bass Trombonist James Markey 

Call for Proposals

If you would like to submit a clinic proposal, or if your student or professional ensemble would like to perform at the conference, please email conference coordinator James T. Decker.

2020 Conference Faculty and Guest Artists

 

Conference Host: Professor James T. Decker

Jimmy Clark

Andria Fennig

Dr. Mike Hall

Dr. William Haugeberg

Dr. Joanna Hersey

Dr. Ronnie Ingle

Dr. Adam Johnson

Dr. Pedro Martinez

Dr. Cory Mixdorf

Dr. Rai Morales

Dr. William Rose

Dr. Nathaniel Wickham

Dr. Steve L. Wilson

Dr. Norwood Yamani

Becca Zeisler

 

Check back for further updates

Competition Information

SOLO COMPETITIONS

 

The repertoire for the 2020 Big 12 Solo Competitions have been determined!

 

Yamaha/Xeno Tenor Trombone Solo Competition

 

Preliminary Round - Concerto - Ida Gotkovsky – Movement 1 (Ed. Billaudot)

Final Round - Trombone Concerto, Op. 114- Derek Bourgeois - Movements 1 (G & M Brand Publications)

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Bach Bass Trombone Solo Competition

 

Preliminary Round- Concerto for Bass Trombone – Elizabeth Raum – Movement 1 (Cherry-Classics Music)

Final Round- Concerto for Tuba or Bass Trombone – Eric Ewazen - Movement 1 (Southern Music Co.)

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To pay the solo competition fee online, please use the Pay Now Button Below

 

2020 Schedule

 

The Schedule is Subject to Change

Friday, January 17

5:00pm - 7:00pm / Hemmle Recital Hall lobby
Registration

7:30pm / Hemmle Recital Hall
Recital: Opening Welcome Concert
— featuring the Texas A&M Commerce Trombone Choir and the Texas Tech Trombone Choir

8:30pm / Choir Room
Clinic:  William Rose - "From Ordinary to Extraordinary - Teaching Low Brass at a Regional University" 

 

 

Saturday, January 18

8:00am / Hemmle Recital Hall lobby
Registration

8:30am / Band Hall (Room 011)
Trombone Choir Warm-up and Reading Session - Bring Your Instruments

9:30am
visit and explore exhibitors

10:00am / Hemmle Recital Hall
Recital: University of Louisiana-Monroe Trombone Choir

10:00am / Choir Room
Clinic: JoAnna Hersey - "Anything I can do for My Country" - Women's Military Bands in World War II

11:00am / Hemmle Recital Hall
Masterclass: James Markey

1:30pm / Choir Room
Clinic: Adam Johnson - "Bordogni - Beyond Legato"

1:30pm / Hemmle Recital Hall
Recital: The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi Trombone Choir

2:30pm
visit and explore exhibitors

3:00pm / Hemmle Recital Hall
Recital: University of Northern Colorado Graduate Trombone Quintet

3:00pm / Choir Room
Recital/Video Concert: Dr. Mike Hall, Dr. Ronnie Ingle - "What is Truth"

4:00pm
visit and explore exhibitors

4:30pm / Hemmle Recital Hall
Big 12 Trombone Conference Faculty Showcase

8:00pm / Hemmle Recital Hall
James Markey Feature Concert
— featuring a prelude concert by the University of North Texas Low Brass Trio

10:00pm / Overton Hotel (2322 Mac Davis Lane, 806-776-7000)
Post Concert Gathering and Reception

 

 

Sunday, January 19

9:30am / Choir Room
Clinic: Norwood Yamani - "A Holistic Approach to Trombone Pedagogy and Performance"

10:00am / Hemmle Recital Hall
Recital: The Brass and Ivory Trio

11:00am / Hemmle Recital Hall
Recital: University of Texas -Rio Grande Valley Trombone Choir

12:00pm / Hemmle Recital Hall
Solo Competition Finals

1:00pm / Hemmle Recital Hall
Recital: The Texas Tech Alumni Trombone Quartet

Lodging and Local Travel Information

CONFERENCE LOCATION

The Texas Tech University School of Music is located at the corner of 18th & Boston Avenue in Lubbock. The parking lot in front of the School of Music is free-to-park on Saturday and Sunday. If you arrive on Friday for Registration, you will need to pay the automatic parking kiosk in order to ensure that you do not receive a ticket. The kiosks do accept debit/credit cards. Friday parking regulations are in effect until 8:00p.m.

For an interactive campus map of Texas Tech University, please click here.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

If you are flying into Lubbock and are relying on ground transportation, the city features a bus system that has dedicated routes to Texas Tech University. For further information about the "CitiBus" schedules and fares, please visit their web site.

For your return trip, some hotels also offer a complimentary airport shuttle. Please refer to each hotel's web site for further details.

RECOMMENDED LODGING

Woodrow House Bed & Breakfast
2629 19th Street
Lubbock, TX 79410
(806) 793-3330

Staybridge Suites
2515 19th Street
Lubbock, TX 79410
(806) 765-8900

La Quinta Inn & Suites — Lubbock West Medical Center
4115 Marsha Sharp Freeway
Lubbock, TX 79407
(806) 792-0065

Overton Hotel & Conference Center
2322 Mac Davis Lane
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 776-7000

MCM Eleganté Hotel & Suites
801 Avenue Q
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 763-1200

La Quinta Inn & Suites — Lubbock Downtown Civic Center
601 Avenue Q
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 763-9441

Registration and Tickets

You may pay your conference registration fees or purchase tickets for Jiggs Whigham's feature performance by using the "Buy Now" buttons below. Credit and debit cards are accepted.

You do not need to purchase tickets for Jiggs Whigham's feature performance if you have already registered for the entire conference. The General Admission ticket prices apply to all concerts other than the feature concert and to non-registered audience members only.  

Individual ticket buyers should first purchase their tickets below, then fill out the following ticket order form.

 

Concert Ticket Order Form

 

Tickets for the feature performance will be held at the door for you following their purchase.  

After paying the conference fees, please visit either of the following registration pages to enter in your names and general information:


Individual Registration Form

Group Registration Form

 

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