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Trombone Studies

Current Students

Landon Brady Landon Brady
Major: Music Education
Hometown: Arlington, TN
Equipment: Yamaha Xeno 882/Greg Black 4.5-5G
Greatest Accomplishment: Marched with the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps
Tylar Bullion Tylar Bullion
Major: Jazz/Studio Music; Trombone Minor
Hometown: Morristown, TN
Equipment: Edwards T396A/Greg Black Alessi 4M (classical), JP Rath 231/DE XT104-XTD-C4 (jazz)
Greatest Accomplishment: Lead Trombone on Vance Thompson's Five Plus Six's album "Such Sweet Thunder"
Joey Cole Joey Cole
Major: Music Education
Hometown: Knoxville, TN
Equipment: Conn 88H/Bach 5G
Greatest Accomplishment:
Sean Copeland Sean Copeland
Major: Music Education
Hometown: Knoxville, TN
Equipment: Edwards B-454E/Greg Black 1G
Greatest Accomplishment: Two time ETW/ATW bass trombone winner
Baylor Merritt Baylor Merritt
Major: Music Education, Music Theory and Composition
Hometown: Gatlinburg, TN
Equipment: Getzen Custom 3047AFR-Griego 5C
Greatest Accomplishment: 8th chair red band All State East
Matthew Peoples
Major: Trombone Performance (MM, Teaching Assistant)
Hometown: Johnson City, TN
Equipment: Bach42BO/K&P 5
Greatest Accomplishment:
Kevin Ridder Kevin Ridder
Major: Environmental Journalism, Minor in Trombone
Hometown: Brentwood, TN
Trombone Model: Yamaha Xeno YSL-882GO-DE XT104/XTG/G8 (classical), King 2B-DE XT140/XTD/D3 (jazz)
Significant Accomplishment: Becoming an Eagle Scout
Jessica Robbins Jessica Robbins
Major: Music Education
Hometown: Damascus, MD 
Equipment: Shires-Greg Black 4.5-5G
Greatest Accomplishment: Playing two concerts with the Nashville Symphony 
Alexis Smerdon Alexis Smerdon
Major: Trombone Performance (MM)
Hometown: Palo Pedro, CA
Equipment: Yamaha Xeno 882OR/Doug Elliot XT101-XTG-G8 (classical), Getzen 3508Y/Yamaha 48 (jazz)
Greatest Accomplishment: Being awarded two assistantships at the University of Tennessee.


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