Posted May 21, 2013

Christopher Van Hof Joins Faculty at Colorado State University

Christopher Van Hof has accepted the position of Special Assistant Professor of Trombone at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO. He will teach trombone, euphonium, and music appreciation as well as perform with the faculty brass quintet. He will establish a trombone choir at CSU as well, and the group will perform at the 2014 Big12 Trombone Conference.

Van Hof is currently ABD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he holds a Master's from the Eastman School of Music and a Bachelor's from Western Michigan University. His primary teachers include Mark Hetzler, Mark Kellogg, and Steven Wolfinbarger for trombone as well as Johannes Wallmann and Scott Cowan for jazz. He previously taught at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Nazareth College. Fluent in many styles of music, Van Hof leads an active career as a freelancer and music arranger throughout the midwest and New York state.

For information on studying trombone and euphonium at CSU, contact Prof. Van Hof directly through his website, vanhofmusic.com. Be sure to include "Colorado State" in your subject line.