Texas Tech University Trombone Studio
Welcome to the TTU Trombone Studio! We emphasize mutual support, positive encouragement, and a never-ending pursuit of excellence in everything we do to help everyone become better musicians, trombonists, and people. All of us here at Texas Tech University are Committed to Your Success ... for Life!
We are currently welcoming applications for a Trombone Studio Graduate Assistant beginning in August 2018 (Fall semester) for tenor or bass trombone. For further information about the assistantship, please download this document.
The Texas Tech campus is a healthy, vibrant environment where students can focus well on their studies and adjust to college life. Learn more about campus traditions and university admission policies by visiting the Undergraduate Admissions web site and the Graduate School web site.
Many of the greats of the trombone world have come to Texas Tech to work with members of the studio and perform for not only School of Music students but also the Lubbock community. These visiting artists have included:
- Joseph Alessi
- Jay Evans
- John Fedchock
- Marshall Gilkes
- Wycliffe Gordon
- Alex Iles
- Steve Norrell
- Gerry Pagano
- Bill Reichenbach
- The Viento Sur Trombone Quartet
- Ko-ichiro Yamamoto
- Douglas Yeo
- Larry Zalkind
Undergraduate and Graduate audition information is located on the Class Information page.
Special financial incentives exist at TTU, such as the Red Raider Guarantee.
Please contact Associate Professor of Trombone James T. Decker for further information, and to schedule either a lesson or a campus visit.