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The Twentieth Annual Big 12 Trombone Conference will take place from January 13 - 15, 2023. We are please to announce that this year's feature guest artist is Peter Steiner.

Proposals for clinics, faculty performances and student ensemble performances are now being accepted.  Please click on the 'Call for Proposals' link below for details.  

The solo competitions repertoire has been announced. Click on the 'Compeittion Information' tab for the repertoire choices.

Please check back for solo competition and itinerary updates.  

 
 

Call for Proposals

If you would like to submit a clinic proposal for the 2023 conference, or if your student or professional ensemble would like to perform at the conference, please email conference coordinator James T. Decker.

2023 Conference Faculty and Guest Artists

Competition Information 

SOLO COMPETITIONS

 

The Big 12 Solo Competitions Repertoire for the 2023 conference has been determined.  They are:

 

Big 12 Tenor Trombone Solo Competition

 

Preliminary Round: Salzedo - Piece Concertante (International Music Company)

Final Round: Ropartz - Piece in Eb Minor (Alphonse Leduc)

 

Additional details may be found by clicking 'Tenor Trombone Competition'

 

Big 12 Bass Trombone Solo Competition

 

Preliminary Round: Sachse - Concertino (in F), Movements 1 and 2 (Editions Marc Reift)

Final Round:  Lebedev - Concerto in One Movement (Edition Musicus - Ostrander edition) 

 

Additional details may be found by clicking 'Bass Trombone Competition'

 

Maximum age of the competition applicants is 26.

Recordings, due on November 7, 2022, are to be made with piano accompaniment. 

Please check back for further updates

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

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

 

2023 Schedule

Conference itinerary subject to change

 

Friday, January 13

 

6:30pm:: Registration opens

7:30pm: Opening Night Performance - featuring the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley Trombone Choir and the Texas Tech Trombone Choir - TTU School of Music - Hemmle Recital Hall''

 

 

Saturday, January 14

 

8:00am: Registration opens – Hemmle Recital Hall Lobby

8:30am: Warm-up Routine Session

9:30am: Visit and Explore Exhibits

10:00am: Lecture/Recital:  Dr. Timothy Howe - “New Friends: Recent Discoveries in Early Nineteenth Century Solo Literature” - Choir Hall

11:00am: Peter Steiner Master Class - Hemmle Recital Hall

1:30pm:  Feature Performance: Dr. Mike Hall, Dr. Ronnie Ingle - What is Truth? - Choir Room

2:30pm:Visit and Explore Exhibits

3:00pm: Feature Performance:  UTEP Trombones and Vocal Choir, Hemmle Recital Hall

4:00pm:Visit and Explore Exhibits

4:30pm:  Clinic:  Dr. Allan Kaplan - "Off the Beaten Path: Unknown Methods that Have Ended Up on My Music Stand"

5:30pm: Big 12 Faculty Showcase – - Hemmle Recital Hall

8:00pm:  Feature Guest Artist Recital: Internationally Renowned Trombonist Peter Steiner.  - Hemmle Recital Hall

10:00pm:  Post Concert Gathering at the Overton Hotel, 2322 Mac Davis Lane Lubbock Texas 79401 Tel. 833-993-3837

 

Sunday, January 15

 

10:00am: Feature Performance: West Texas A&M "Buff Bone Initiative"

11:00am: Big 12 Solo Competitions - Hemmle Recital Hall

12:00pm:Feature Performance: The Rebel Trombone Quartet - Hammle Recital Hall

 

 

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.

For additional details regarding lodging, local travel and other special items of interest, please click on the Visit Lubbock Link

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OTHER RECOMMENDED LODGING TO CONSIDER

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

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 Christopher Bill's feature performance through the registration and order forms below. Credit and debit cards are accepted.

You do not need to purchase tickets for Christopher Bill'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.  

Conference Prices

 

FULL CONFERENCE ADMISSION - $40.00

FULL CONFERENCE ADMISSION - FACULTY PRESENTER - $20.00

FULL CONFERENCE ADMISSIION - STUDENT PRESENTER - $15.00

Christopher Bill Master Class Admission - $15.00

Christopher Bill Feature Performance - $15.00

General Performance Admission - $10.00

MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL Full Registration - $15.00

Internet Admission - Full Conference - $10.00

 

 To register for the conference,  click here

 

 

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