Trombone, Master | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
12 months
24791 USD/year
24791 USD/year
10829 USD/year
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Trombone students at the University of Kansas receive individualized instruction in applied lessons.


About this Degree

In addition to developing technique and musicianship through study of appropriate literature in the applied lesson setting, trombone students participate in master classes, orchestral excerpt coaching sessions, trombone choir, and chamber music (such as trombone quartets and brass quintets). Trombone pedagogy classes are offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels and geared to assist students in diagnosing performance problems, developing teaching strategies, implementing studio curriculum development, and finding instructional resources.

University of Kansas Trombone studio members have achieved success in performance venues. Current/former studio members have won auditions for or performed with groups including the Disneyland All-American College Band, the Disneyland Band, the Kansas City Symphony, the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra, the Spokane Symphony, the Omaha Symphony, the Seoul Philharmonic, the Chuncheon Philharmonic Orchestra, the Seoungnam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Jeonju Symphony Orchestra, the Korean Chamber Orchestra (last five orchestras listed in various cities in South Korea), the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra (Guangdong Province, PRC), the Topeka Symphony Orchestra, the St. Joseph Symphony, the Washington-Idaho Symphony, the Fountain City Brass Band, the Boulevard Big Band, the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra, and in United States active duty, national guard, and reserve armed forces bands. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Trombone
  • Senior Recital
  • Trombone Choir
  • Elective Master's Recital
  • Master's Recital
  • Directed Performance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply for admission to KU, with a music degree as a major, visit  Admissions » to visit the Office of Admissions page.
  • Admittance letters will be sent out after an audition, and scholarship award notifications will be mailed in April.
  • All students must audition for admittance to music degrees. Music scholarships are awarded to students majoring in music. Music majors are not fully accepted until a report of a satisfactory audition has been submitted to the School of Music.
  • Major Scales
  •  Accompanists are optional for trombone auditions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24791 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24791 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24791 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24791 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10829 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10829 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Annual tuition for 18 credits

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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