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Trombone Day

The Trombone Studio at the FSU College of Music invites you to join them for Trombone Day 2020:


7:00      Registration (OMH lobby)
8:00     Group Warmup/Mass Trombone Ensemble (OMH)
10:00   Guest Artist Masterclass – Peter Ellefson (OMH)
11:00     Vendors open (HMU 114)
11:00     Lunch
12:30    Jazz Trombone Ensemble Recital (OMH)
1:00      Guest Artist Masterclass – Peter Ellefson (OMH)
2:00     Vendors (HMU 114)
3:00    Guest Artist Recital – Peter Ellefson (OMH)
4:00     Meet and Greet (OMH lobby)
              Vendors    (HMU 114)
4:30    FSU Trombone Choir and Mass Participant Trombone Ensemble Recital (OMH)
5:30     Final Vendors Exhibit
7:30     Florida State University Symphony Orchestra Concert* (RDC)
             *Free tickets for all participants

OMH = Opperman Music Hall, Kuersteiner Music Building
HMU = Housewright Music Building
RDC = Ruby Diamond Concert Hall, Westcott Building

More information: and FSU Trombone Day 2020 Facebook Event 


Trombonist Peter Ellefson grew up in southern Oregon and now holds the rank of Professor of Music at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, where he is also Chair of the Brass Department. He has performed, recorded and toured internationally with the Chicago Symphony and the New York Philharmonic. He has also performed with the Boston, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, National and Oregon Symphonies among many others. From 1992-2002, he was a member of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and served as principal trombone for many cycles of Seattle Opera’s renowned productions of Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen. He has recorded music for over 100 motion picture, IMAX, TV, and video game soundtracks. Ellefson is a frequent recitalist and soloist. Composers Anthony Barfield, James Stephenson and Kevin Walczyk have written concertos for him. Chamber music credits include the Canadian Brass, Chicago Chamber Musicians, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass, Chicago Trombone Consort, Fulcrum Point New Music Project, New York Philharmonic Brass Quintet, Proteus 7, and the Trombones de Costa Rica. Ellefson has taught at Northwestern University, Roosevelt University, the University of Costa Rica and the Music Academy of the West. His solo CD, Pura Vida was released in 2010. More information can be found at


Unless otherwise noted, all events are free admission and open to the public. For a complete list of College of Music events, see our College of Music Event Calendar at

Saturday, February 29

Opperman Music Hall (OMH)
Kuersteiner Music Bldg, 114 N Copeland St, Tallahassee, FL 32304

Event Type

Arts/Entertainment, Music & Concerts


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