Bachelor of Arts Degree

Sample course of study

Year 1

Develop basic warm-up routine

Develop and maintain weekly practice plan

All major and minor (harmonic, melodic, and natural) scales, two octaves

Representative method and etude books:

Tenor Trombone:

Fink: Introducing Legato

Kopprasch: 60 Selected Studies

Bass Trombone:

Fink: Introducing Legato

Ostrander: Basic Techniques

Representative solo repertoire:

Tenor Trombone:

Galliard: Sonatas

Hasse: Suite

Bass Trombone:

Hindemith: Three Easy Pieces

Lieb: Concertino Basso

Chamber Music (Trombone Ensemble)

Year 2

Representative method and etude books:

Tenor Trombone:

Fink: Studies in Legato

Edwards: Introductory Studies in Tenor & Alto Clef (Before Blazevich)

Bass Trombone:

Fink: Studies in Legato

Ostrander: Basic Techniques

Representative solo repertoire:

Tenor Trombone:

Bernstein: Elegy for Mippy II

Hindemith: Sonata

Rimsky-Korsakov: Concerto

Telemann: Fantasy No. 1

Bass Trombone:

Jacob: Cameos

Raph: Rock

Semler-Collery: Barcarolle and Chanson Bachique

Chamber Music (Trombone Ensemble)