“Being surrounded by players like that makes you step up to try to match their level, and, although challenging, it’s been great so far.”
Mallory Meyer ’25
Music (Trombone Performance)
Battle Ground, Washington
From the symphonic band, award-winning jazz ensembles, or brass quintets, there are a multitude of performance opportunities.
The trombone program is led by acclaimed musician Tim Albright, Associate Professor of Music.
Discover the many paths open to Conservatory graduates.
The trombone program produces well-rounded trombonists who value each other's varied interests and backgrounds. An encouraging community, trombonists at Lawrence support each other in their musical journeys while exploring new avenues of musical expression, from weekly dinners and constructive feedback sessions to forming chamber ensembles. You'll form strong relationships with faculty through lessons, studio classes, rehearsals, house concerts, and studio meals.
Ever wanted to play an Egger Sackbut? How about four? What about a contra bass trombone? You'll have access to a beautiful selection of trombones.
The Power of Collaboration
What happens when you combine a world-class conservatory with a world-class college? An unmatched undergraduate musical education. At Lawrence, the Conservatory and College experiences are intertwined. Multiple degree options let you be your own muse by connecting your musical passions with your academic interests.
The Lawrence University Trombone Ensemble performs works composed by students, living composers, and under-represented composers. You also have opportunities with trombone quartets, brass quintets, brass ensemble, wind ensembles, orchestra, jazz ensembles, mixed chamber ensembles and more.
Sound the Retreat
Bond with your fellow musicians, focus on your craft, and immerse yourself in natural beauty during retreat weekends at Björklunden, a 441-acre estate on the shores of Lake Michigan.