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Trombone

Placement Video Guidelines:

Two contrasting pieces or excerpts that demonstrate technique and expression, plus a two octave B-flat major scale and a two octave F major scale. Piano accompaniment is optional. Time: 2-5 minutes.

Faculty: Will Kimball

Enrollment is limited to 16 trombonists

Trombonists will participate in two or more of the following: concert band, orchestra, jazz, big band, jazz combos, and chamber ensembles. Daily trombone sectionals and master classes will be scheduled to review selected ensembles’ music and performance skills. Assignments will be based on placement videos.

Players should be able to play eighth–note scales (quarter = 144) in keys up to five flats (see ranges below) and be able to sight–read in 3/2, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 6/8, and 9/8.

Ranges:
From F at the bottom of the bass-clef staff to F two octaves higher

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