• Schedule

    Schedule

    What happens at SoCal Trombone Day? We’ll post a detailed schedule in early January, but until then, here’s what you can expect at SoCal Trombone Day! Concerts, Reading Sessions, Master Classes, Exhibits, and a Competition! The opening concert (usually at 9am), will feature a collegiate honor choir, hosted by Michael Hoffman and Dr. Karen Marston, and comprised of outstanding college trombonists from across Southern California!  After that, attendees will move in groups through a schedule of artist master classes, trombone choir reading sessions, and exhibit time.  After lunch, the high school quartet competition will be on the Recital Hall stage, while exhibits remain open.  Afternoon presentations will be followed by…

  • Artists

    2019 Artist: Marshall Gilkes

    The SoCal Trombone Day team is excited to announce our 2019 guest artist, Marshall Gilkes! New York based trombonist Marshall Gilkes is a multi-style virtuoso whose energetic playing and technical brilliance set him apart on the world stage.  Educated at the Juilliard School, Marshall has been active internationally for two decades, and has performed with such jazz greats as Wynton Marsalis, Randy Brecker, Maria Schneider, and Edmar Castañeda.  His skills as both a composer and a soloist can be heard on the 2015 release, Koln, from the WDR Big Band, and he is in high demand as both a performer and a clinician at jazz festivals and schools around the world.  In…