October 7-10, The Rowan University Brass Division welcomes bass trombonist and brass pedagogy specialist Jason Sulliman for a 4-day BRASS RESIDENCY. Jason's groundbreaking pedagogical ideas will change the way you think about brass development. Below is the tentative schedule. Tuesday: Trombone/Low Brass Master Class 3-5PM in Wilson 105 6:30-8pm Concert Band (TBD) Wednesday: Morning Trombone/Tuba/Euph Lessons … Continue reading Rowan Brass Division Welcomes Jason Sulliman
James Morrison…..stunning! Think he practices much?
Rowan’s 3rd Annual Youth Brass Fest is November 23, 2014!
The Rowan University Department of Music with Rowan Prep and The Atlantic Brass Band will host their 3rd annual Youth Brass Fest on Sunday, November 23, 2014. Go HERE for more information.
Congrats to Rowan Trumpet Graduate Matt Hartmann
This past May, Matt Hartmann graduated from Rowan with degrees in Performance (Classical and Jazz) and Music Education, and this month he will begin two years as a Graduate Assistant at The Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (CCM) with Director of Jazz Studies, Dr. Scott Belck. During his time at Rowan Matt played lead in Jazz … Continue reading Congrats to Rowan Trumpet Graduate Matt Hartmann
Fantastic Post by Dr. Scott Belck
Eventually things like this will start to appear on a Pedagogy page on this site. For now, this is a link to an outstanding post by Scott (you should follow his blog too: The Trumpet Shed).Enjoy!THE GREATEST EXERCISE EVER CONCEIVED
Phil Smith has retired from the New York Philharmonic
Here is a great little video of Wynton talking about Smith's influence: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWZoejVZnzc And a great 2 part interview with Mr. Smith and Michael Davis (HipBone Music) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEeZrMYzYsc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ld0R3T4t9dg
Music is critical and so is creativity
Found this interesting blog post via Facebook and thought you all would like to read it too. http://jazztruth.blogspot.com/2010/12/my-sentiments-exactly-brilliant-essay.html
CONGRATULATIONS MIKE AND TIFFANY!
Congratulations to Mike (trumpet) and Tiffany (flute), both Rowan graduates, on their wedding! Mike also sits in the front row of ABB. You guys look great!
Two important things today
First, it is a very sad day. Rod Franks, longtime Principal Trumpet of the LSO has passed away after an automobile accident. This is a huge loss for his family but also the world of brass. I had the pleasure of meeting him for a lesson in London many years ago. He was very kind … Continue reading Two important things today
Rowan Trumpet alumnus Andrew Ennis rockin’ it!!
Very proud of Rowan Trumpet/Music Education alumnus Andrew Ennis. He is heading out for a concert with the one and only Peter Conte. This is a very big deal and very cool! Congrats Andrew!!! We are all very proud of you.