Welcome to The University of Akron Trombone Studio!



Located in the heart of Northeast Ohio’s cultural landscape, students have the unique opportunity for a diverse musical education. Trombone students at The University of Akron have many performance opportunities including, band, symphony orchestra, jazz ensemble, new music ensemble, marching band, brass choir, trombone choir, and chamber groups. Additionally, the trombone studio hosts many internationally renowned guest artists and students have the opportunity to attend frequent performances by the Cleveland Orchestra. As you explore this website, you will find audition information, upcoming events, and details about trombone study at The University of Akron.




Good News!March, 10 2017
Congratulations to senior trombonist, James Gates, on being the recipient of the Agnes Fowler Collegiate Scholarship presented by the Ohio Federation of Music Clubs(OFMC)!
Joseph Alessi Concert!Come hear Joseph Alessi, principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic, perform with the University of Akron Symphonic Band and the Firestone High School Wind Ensemble on Monday, February 27th at 7:30pm at Firestone High School!

With the support of John and Sandra Gates, and Andy and Ruth Gates.

Tickets will be sold at the door.
$12 General Admission
$6 for non-UA students
Free for University of Akron and Firestone High School Students
Joseph Alessi MasterclassJoseph Alessi, principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic, will present a FREE public master class for the students of the University of Akron in Guzzetta Recital Hall on Sunday, February 26 from 7pm-9pm
Brian Griffin wins 2nd Trombone in the Ashland Symphony!September 29, 2016
Congrats to Brian Griffin, class of 2014, on winning 2nd trombone with the Ashland Symphony! Brian is a middle school general music teacher in the Fremont City School District. Way to go Brian!