Illinois Trombone News

8/19: David Allen (BM, 92) has been appointed Director of Advancement of the School of Music.

7/19: Kiel Lauer (BM, 08) won the bass trombone position with the Ft Collins Symphony, CO. He also performs with orchestras in Wyoming and New Mexico. He is currently completing his DMA at UC-Boulder.

6/19: Matt Welch (Undergrad-MusEd) auditioned and was selected to the Wheaton Summer Band.

2/19: Justin Brown (BM, MM 14) appointed principal trombone of the Fox Valley Orchestra, Aurora, IL.


11/18: Barry Hearn (MM '98) appointed to brass faculty at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Barry is currently principal trombonist with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

6/18: Congratulations to Justin Brown, winner 2nd trombone, Fox Valley Symphony, IL.


5/18: Congratulations to Dr. Will Porter, early 2000's UI foreign exchange student, who has been appointed to the faculty of Eastern Illinois University, read more...


4/18: Congratulations to Dr. Marc LaChance (DMA '06), in his new position as Professor of Music at Roanoke College, Salem, VA. Dr. LaChance previously served on the faculties of Eastern New Mexico State University, Hastings (NE) College as well as subbing with the Toledo Symphony and teaching in the public schools of NW Ohio.


3/18: Congratulations to bass trombonist Ethan Scholl (MM '16), winner of position in The United States Army Ceremonial Band, Washington, DC (3/18).

1/18: Elliot Chasanov appointed Artist-Clinician for Rath Trombones, UK.

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