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Pedagogical Tips for Trombone Performance Excellence

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  • I will share pedagogical approaches regarding trombone performance. Areas to be covered include but are not limited to tone production, slide technique, range development, double and triple tonguing, lip slurs, and specific age appropriate repertoire/literature for classroom use and musicianship growth.
  • Francisco Rosario-Vega (
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  • Francisco Rosario-Vega is currently principal solo trombone of the Royal Seville Symphony Orchestra in Spain. He has performed under some of the world's most renown conductors such as Yuri Temirkanov, Michael Tilson Thomas, Sir Georg Solti, Leonard Bernstein, Neeme Jarvi, and Yoel Levi among others. He has been a recipient of the New York Philharmonic's Music Assistance Fund and has presented clinics and master classes throughout Europe. He is a graduate of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where he earned a B.M. in Trombone Performance and an Artist Diploma. He has presented recitals in the United States, Puerto Rico, Spain, Portugal, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic and toured around the world with the Royal Seville Symphony Orchestra. He is a member of the jazz trombone quintet Bone-Idol.