SMC Masterclasses at Home

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Making the Slide Slide: Trombone Maintenance

Making Your Sound the Best of the Best

Putting the 'T' in Tonguing

Sliding Around: Finding the Right Positions Fast

Do Something Every Day: Tips to Make You Play Great

Additional Materials

WARM-UP ROUTINE (PDF)


ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Randy KohlenbergRandy Kohlenberg has performed in concert and at trombone workshops throughout the United States and abroad. He is the Director of Graduate Studies in Music and Assistant Director of the School of Music. Having taught in the public schools in Texas and colleges in Oklahoma and Iowa, Dr. Kohlenberg holds the PhD in music from the University of Oklahoma. School of Music Teacher of the Year (2000) his students have been consistent winners of teaching position searches, ensemble auditions, solo competitions, and all-state tryouts. Dr. Kohlenberg is a Past-President and continuing member of the Board of the North Carolina Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators, a member of the Board of the International Mentoring Association and currently the Chair of the International Relations Committee. He continues to perform as a member of the Market Street Brass Quintet, and as a member of the Rokoko-Duette, a trombone-marimba duo, he performed a recital in New York at the Carnegie Recital Hall. Dr. Kohlenberg is the editor of several monumental works for trombone and author of numerous books and trombone related articles. Known for his work as founder and curator of the Glenn D. Bridges Archive-Library, Dr. Kohlenberg is a lifetime member (since 1972) of the International Trombone Association, was the Archivist (1980-2010), and held the position of Secretary and Board Member (1980-1992).