Fall 2010-Spring 2011 Recap

This has been a busy and exciting year in the Trombone Studio at the University of Iowa. Here is a recap of the many events, awards, and appointments:

Spring/Summer 2010

  • Dr. Joshua Bynum (alumni) – appointed Assistant Professor of Trombone at the University of Georgia
  • Casey Thomas – appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at Oachita Baptist University in Arkansas.
  • Jessica Ducharme wins Southeast Trombone Symposium Competition, Sponsored by S.E. Shires.



  • Ko-ichiro Yamamoto – Guest Recital and Masterclass
  • Moises Paiewonsky – Guest Recital and Masterclass


  • Dr. Donn Schaefer – Guest Instructor
  • Jonathan Allen – DMA Recital


  • Adam Schroeder – Senior Recital
  • Chris Copeland – Senior Recital


  • Larry Zalkind – Guest Recital and Masterclass



  • Dr. Cory Mixdorf – Guest Recital and Masterclass
  • Massimo LaRosa – Guest Recital and Masterclass


  • Andrew Birschbach – Advances to Semi-final round of Southeast Trombone Symposium
  • Austin Peiffer (recent alumni) – Advances to Semi-final round of Southeast Trombone Symposium
  • Austin Peiffer – Accepts Teaching Assistantship to the University of Utah
  • Nathan Stark – Senior Recital
  • Alex Krawczyk – Senior Recital
  • Iowa Trombone Choir Concerto
  • Trombone Quartets Joint-Recital
  • Arthur Haecker – DMA Recital


  • Jessica Ducharme – MM/DMA Qualifying Recital
  • Shelby Kifer – DMA Qualifying Recital
  • Nicholas Burnham – Senior Recital

Graduating Students:

  • Nicholas Burnham
  • Christopher Copeland
  • Eric Jesteadt
  • Alek Krawczyk
  • Adam Scroeder
  • Nathan Stark

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