Saturday, March 30, 2019 | Rice Auditorium

Concert Performances 4:30 p.m. | Baldwin First United Methodist Church | Free Admission

The Baker University Department of Music hosts Trombone Day to increase the awareness, education, and appreciation for the trombone through master classes, rehearsals, recitals, and a trombone choir concert featuring all the workshops’ participants.

Clinicians are Dr. Frank Perez, director of bands and trombone at Baker University and Conn-Selmer Clinician; Dr. John Benoit, trombone professor at Simpson College; and Bo Dingus, freelance trombonist and the Kansas City Bone Connection Trombone Quartet.

Meyer Music and Conn-Selmer will bring instruments for students to play and try out, as well as many books and supplies. The Baker Music Department invites middle school, high school and collegiate trombone students and community members to attend.

Trombone Day flier available soon.

For registration questions, please call the Baker Music Department at 785.594.8478

Registration for 2019 is closed.

Entry Fee

$15 per student (includes lunch)

Sample Workshop Schedule

8 a.m. Check-in & registration

8:15 a.m. Group warm-up (Mr. Will Biggs)

9 a.m. Trombone master class (with soloists & panel)

10:30 a.m. Presentation: GEAR! Dr. Frank Perez

11:30 a.m. Lunch & exhibit time, sponsored by Meyer Music & Conn-Selmer (Try out trombones and gear.)

12:30 p.m. Chamber Music: What to listen for… (KC Bone Connection)

2 p.m. Massed choir rehearsal (Baldwin First United Methodist Church)

3 p.m. Small-ensemble rehearsals (Baldwin First United Methodist Church)

3:45 p.m. Massed choir, final run-through

4:15 p.m. Break

4:30 p.m. Trombone Day Workshop Concert

KC Bone Connection
BU Trombone Quartet
Small Ensembles
Massed Trombone Choir


Owens Musical Arts Building is located at 408 Eighth St., just south of Rice Auditorium.

Download a map showing pdf bus parking.


Dr. Frank Perez, Festival Director & Director of Bands
785.594.4579 |


Trilla Lyerla, Chair
Department of Music and Theatre
Department Office: Owens Musical Arts Building 201

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