TCU Brass Ensembles


Trumpet Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Jon Burgess, is ...





Horn Ensemble, is 10 members strong for the fall semester of 2013 and is taking applications for new members for the Fall semester of 2014. If studying music is your calling, and you play the horn, we would love to hear from you! Our upcoming scholarship audition dates begin in January of 2014. Apply to TCU early (by December 2013) to be considered for academic scholarships and awards. Also, check out the Nordan Award competition for a chance to receive full tuition! Please email me at and visit the TCU School of Music website: for further information about applying to the University and auditioning for us. As a studio, we are available on Facebook and would be honored if you would stop by and “Like” us.


The TCU Trombone Choir, now in its fifth year under the direction of David Begnoche, maintains an active performing schedule both at the university and throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Committed to the advancement and promotion of new repertoire the Trombone Choir has collaborated with guest soloists including Brandt Attema, Ron Barron, Alex Iles, Mark Lawrence, Niels-Ole Bo Johansen, Gerry Pagano, and Douglas Yeo to name a few. The ensemble has an annually commissioning project resulting in new compositions and premieres by noted composers including Robert Garwell, Joseph Spaniola, and Curt Wilson, with upcoming commissions from Anthony Barfield, Joseph Blaha, Martin Blessinger and Steven Sacco. The TCU Trombone Choir was selected to perform at the 2014 International Trombone Festival and will premiere a new work by David Sampson. The Trombone Choir is the resident ensemble for the Fort Worth Trombone Summit and is nearing completion of a CD featuring works by American composers


Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, under the direction of Prof. Richard Murrow, is ...


For further information about the TCU Brass Programs and/or scholarship auditions and dates, write or call:

Dr. Jon Burgess
Division Chair of Brass
Texas Christian University
School of Music
TCU Box 297500 - Fort Worth, Texas 76129
817.257.6636 Fax: 817.257.7344