Texas Tech University

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School of Music
Brass


brass

Nationally and internationally recognized brass faculty prepare you for a variety of careers across programs in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, and Graduate programs. 

Studios

Upon your audition to the school of music, you will be placed in your corresponding instrument/voice studio. Studios are managed and taught by the corresponding instrument/voice professor and these studios meet once a week for a masterclass to discuss pedagogy.  The studios consist of the following instruments:

  • French Horn
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Tuba/Euphonium

Choose Your Program

 

Brass Sections

 
 
 
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Brass Faculty

Prof. James Decker

Prof. James Decker
Associate Professor of Trombone
Trombone, Jazz Trombone

Mr. Grey Condarco

Rich Harris
Trumpet

Prof. Christopher M. Smith

Prof. Christopher M. Smith
Professor of Horn
Horn

 

Dr. Andrew Stetson

Dr. Andrew Stetson
Associate Professor of Trumpet
Trumpet

Dr. Kevin Wass

Dr. Kevin Wass
Professor of Tuba and Euphonium
Tuba

Dr. Kevin Whalen

Dr. Kevin Whalen
Associate Professor of Trumpet and Jazz Studies
Jazz Trumpet