Archive for February, 2014

Simone Mantia

February 12, 2014

One of my euphonium students is working on a Simone Mantia theme and variations piece. The first lesson, the student presented the piece and it brought back memories of practicing in Mantia’s advanced method book, The Trombone Virtuoso, with my first trombone teacher Dr. James Roberts. It is not as popular  a method book now because of […]

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January 2014

February 10, 2014

I have a few students that really sparkled in January. 1) Ben Ostrem went on tour with Central College Symphonic Wind Ensemble to Dallas, TX playing in the trumpet section. 2) Terra Hill made 1st chair Euphonium at the SEIBA Honor Band. 3) Raiden T. from Solon High School made a superior rating on his […]

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