Various clinic and masterclass handouts will be made available for download on this page. You may download and distribute them as you wish, but I ask you to please give credit where credit is due, and not remove any of the identifying materials in the PDF documents. I hope these can help you! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Sing Your Way To Better Trombone Playing - ArkMEA Clinic at the 2017 Arkansas State Music Convention (February 2017)
Everyone needs goals! Here is a goal worksheet to help you with professional and personal short and long term goals.
Strategies for "Sound" Beginning Pedagogy for Trombone - Arkansas Bandmaster's Association Convention (July 2015)
Here is a simple breakdown of how to get through the Schlossberg book in 10 days.
Need help with structuring your practice? Check out my masterclass on How to Practice.
Putting a descriptive term to your sound can really help improve it. Check out Characterizing Tone Quality by the late, great Milt Stevens, former Principal Trombonist of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C.
Are you looking for a method to help you learn major scales? - Tetrachord Drill
Want to improve your legato? Here is a time tested approach! - Legato Drill
2014 Big XII Trombone Conference Lecture - The Importance of The Tenor Trombonist's Low Register (Revised version 2/3/2014)
Other Trombonist's Warmups - I have collected several warmups from players through the years, and will start posting them here as time permits. These great players are great because of what they do day in and day out to be great, and a warmup or daily routine is a large part of that. Enjoy!
Alessi Warmup 2007
Paul Pollard Routine
Steve Lange Warmup