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Charlotte Trombone Collective

Season 2

Our community of trombonists celebrated season 2 with a performance at the 26th North Carolina Trombone Festival.

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26th North Carolina Trombone Festival

North Carolina Trombone Festival

Jan. 21, 2023 - Dr. Jeremy Marks, Assistant Professor of Trombone at UNC Charlotte hosted soloists, clinicians, trombone ensembles, exhibitors and featured guest, Yu Tamaki Hoso. 

The annual festival celebrates trombone pedagogy and performance. Guests and attendees for the 26th Festival hailed from North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, and Tennessee. 


Carolina Trombone Project debuts album:
Mountain Ascent

The Carolina Trombone Project will be releasing its first volume of original trombone choir repertoire. The CTP is an ensemble of professionals who hail from North and South Carolina. Recorded May 2022, the album includes all new compositions for trombone ensemble, ranging from 5 musicians up to 8. 

Mountain Ascent is now available on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, and more, through the Albany Records label.


Inaugural CTC Season!

CTC shared a full program at the 25th North Carolina Trombone Festival, held at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro on May 2, 2022. Members experienced the event's exhibits, masterclasses, performances, and clinics.


2020 American Trombone Workshop

The UNC Charlotte Trombone Ensemble performed at the American Trombone Workshop, hosted by The United States Army Band, "Pershing's Own." This four day event is recognized as a national conference in the trombone community.

The ensemble performed a recital of diverse composers and genres in collaboration with the Winthrop University Trombone Ensemble. Students experienced recitals, concerts, masterclasses, presentations, clinics, exhibits, and the greater Washington D.C. area.  


CTC Director joins Western Piedmont

Dr. Jeremy Marks joins the Western Piedmont Symphony Orchestra as the organization's new principal trombone. Dr. Marks also holds positions in the Asheville Symphony Orchestra and the North Carolina Brass Band.

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