Benjamin Coy

Trombonist

South Texas College

July 20, 2015 at 11:34 pm

I am excited to announce that I will join the faculty of South Texas College this autumn. I will be teaching all brass in addition to occasional theory and other academic courses. This is a big move for me, and I am confident I will learn as much in the process as my students will. […]

Woud

May 29, 2015 at 4:58 pm
  • Nick Woud: Dances
    Lucas Kaspar, Bass Trombone

Runner-up

May 19, 2015 at 12:55 pm

A lot of times, we advertise our successes, but try to hide our failures. This is natural, of course, since we want to present the best version of ourselves possible. Because of this, a typical Facebook feed full of friends’ successes is not representative of the statistical reality. In any audition, one person wins, and […]

Control in an audition

May 14, 2015 at 1:28 pm

It’s been said over and over: you can only control your own performance, not how the other applicants at an audition play. This barely scratches the surface — the list of elements you can’t control is extensive: You can’t control what you play. The audition requires that you play the excerpts the panel wants in the […]