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Trumpet Studio F17

A day devoted to high school students of all ages who play a brass instrument including trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba who are interested in learning more about how to perform the prescribed audition etudes for all-region and all-state band.  There will also be information for prospective music majors about the School of Music and its audition requirements for acceptance.

SCHEDULEall events located in the Tom and Peggy Wright Music Building at SFA, 2210 Alumni Dr., Nacogdoches, TX 75962

1-2:00 PM All-region etudes clinic for ATSSB students (2A-4A) with SFA professors

Trumpet – Dr. Jake Walburn
Horn – Dr. Charles Gavin
Trombone – Dr. Deb Scott
Euphonium – Dr. Danny Chapa
Tuba – Dr. J.D. Salas

2-2:30 PM SFA Faculty Brass Performance and Information

2:30 PM All-region etudes clinic for TMEA students (5A-6A) with SFA professors (as above)

4:00 PM Performance by Viento Sur, a world-renowned guest trombone quartet from ARGENTINA (free tickets available with pre-registration)


All clinics including the SFA Faculty Brass Performance are free of charge! The 4 p.m. concert is free with pre-registration before November 6 (below).  Regular ticket prices are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students.


Saturday, November 11

noon-5 p.m. Showcase Saturday for prospective SFA students who wish to find out more about the campus and take a tour. No reservation needed; meet at the Baker Pattillo Student Center.

3 p.m. SFA vs. Nichols State at the Bryce Homer Stadium. Come watch the Lumberjack Marching Band half-time show. Game Tickets not included with Brass Day Registration.  Purchase Game Tickets at 




A day devoted to prospective music majors (high school students of all ages) that play trombone or bass trombone and are interested in finding out more about studying music at SFA—or are just interested in learning more about the all-region etudes. Cost: Bring $10 for lunch

9 a.m. Campus and Residence Hall Tour
11 a.m. Group Lunch (bring $10)
12 p.m. SFA Wind Ens. and  Sym. Band rehearsals
1 p.m. Play with SFA Trombone Choir
2 p.m. Master classes on the All-Region/All-state etudes
3 p.m. Information session about the School of Music & meet the band directors
4 p.m. SFA Marching Band Register Below: