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Texas State Trombone Symposium

February 17, 2017 - February 19, 2017

The 2017 Texas State Trombone Symposium will be held from February 17 – 19 on the campus of Texas State University. This 7th annual event will take place at the Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center. High school and middle school trombonists (grades 6-12), college trombonists, adult amateur and professional level trombonists are all eligible to participate. This year’s guest artist will be Nathan Zgonc (Atlanta Symphony), Bill Thomas (Tonhalle Orchester Zurich), Tim Smith (Buffalo Philharmonic) and jazz artist Nate Kimball.


 All events are held in the Performing Arts Center Recital Hall unless indicated otherwise

Thursday, February 16

9:30 PM Nate Kimball – The Elephant Room (Austin, TX) – Free Admission

 Friday, February 17

4:00 PM On-site Registration in PAC Recital Hall Lobby

5:00 PM Masterclass: Tim Smith

7:00 PM Dinner

8:00 PM Nate Kimball with the Texas State Jazz Ensemble

Saturday, February 18

9:00 AM On-site Registration – PAC Recital Hall Lobby

10:00 AM Masterclass: Nathan Zgonc & Bill Thomas

11:30 AM Exhibit Hall Opens – Room 209E

1:00 PM Recital: Nathan Zgonc & Bill Thomas

2:00 PM Visit Exhibits

2:30 PM Jazz Masterclass: Nate Kimball

3:30 PM Break (visit exhibits)

4:30 PM Trombone Choir Performance: University of Central Arkansas Trombone Choir

6:00 PM Trombone Choir Performance: Round Rock HS Trombone Choir, Texas State University Alumni Trombone Choir

8:00 PM Recital: Tim Smith Feature Recital

Sunday, February 19

10:00 AM Conn-Selmer Tenor Trombone Solo Competition Finals

10:30 AM Edwards Bass Trombone Solo Competition Finals

11:00 AM Rath Jazz Trombone Solo Competition Finals

12:30 PM Quartet Recital: Mannes Trombone Quartet

1:30 PM Quartet Recital: Somos Trombone Quartet



February 17, 2017
February 19, 2017


Texas State University – Performing Arts Center
San Marcos, Texas + Google Map