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Southern Miss Trombone Day

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Trombone Studio, in partnership with the Karen Cubides Agency, will host its annual Trombone Day, Saturday, April 20, 2024 on the Hattiesburg campus. This all-day event includes a variety of lectures, masterclass, exhibits held by top trombone experts and performers. Our featured guest artist will be James Markey, Bass Trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Blue Ridge Trombone Quartet.


8-9am Registration (Intermezzo Lobby)

9-9:30am Welcome Ben McIlwain (Marsh Auditorium)

9:30-10:20am Participant Ensemble Showcase #1 (Marsh Auditorium)

10:30-11:20am Participant Ensemble Showcase #2 (Marsh Auditorium)

11:30-12:30pm James Markey Master Class (Marsh Auditorium)

12:30 - 1pm Visit Exhibits (Intermezzo)

1-2pm Blue Ridge Trombone Quartet Recital (Marsh Auditorium)

2pm-2:30pm Greg Black MouthpiecesTalk (Intermezzo)

2:30pm - 3:30pm Participant Ensemble Showcase #3 (Marsh Auditorium)

3:30 - 4:30pm James Markey Recital (Marsh Auditorium)

4:30 - 5pm Edwards Instrument Company Talk with Clifton and Markey (Marsh


5-5:30pm Giddings Mouthpieces Talk (Intermezzo)

5:30-7pm Visit Exhibits

7:30pm – Finale Concert – Southern Miss Trombone Choir with James

Markey (Bennett)



Saturday, April 20

Intermezzo @ Woods Gallery

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