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  • Mark Davidson and Donn Schaefer hosted the first annual MountainWest Trombone Workshop at the University of Utah School of Music.

    Mark Davidson and Donn Schaefer hosted the first annual MountainWest Trombone Workshop at the University of Utah School of Music. This action packed day of music making included masterclasses, trombone ensemble rehearsals, group sessions, and a recital by Utah Symphony Principal Trombonist, Mark Davidson. Year two will be even bigger!

  • Professor Donn Schaefer had an exciting summer of performing and recording . . .

    Recordings included a soundtrack for the upcoming movie "Bad Samaritan" and a new studio album with the Salt Lake City Jazz Orchestra. Live gigs included The Beach Boys, Eddie Daniels, Lee Musiker, Patti Austin, Vegas staple Bob Anderson, several shows with the Utah Symphony Orchestra, and playing in the house band for the Salt Lake City International Jazz Festival.

  • Tom Call, Jazz Trombonist and 2017 U of U graduate . . .

    is headed to New York for graduate school. He will study at NYU with Elliot Mason and Alan Ferber. During Tom's senior year at the U, he composed the music for two CD projects and recitals. He is hosting a jazz festival on August 9.

  • Mark Davidson and Donn Schaefer hosted the first annual MountainWest Trombone Workshop . . .

    at the University of Utah School of Music. This action packed day of music making included masterclasses, trombone ensemble rehearsals, group sessions, and a recital by Utah Symphony Principal Trombonist, Mark Davidson. Year two will be even bigger!

  • Professor Donn Schaefer, trombone performed with the orchestra in Utah Opera's production of Turnadot in March 2014.

  • DeAunn Davis performed with Fifth House Ensemble

    DMA Horn Performance student DeAunn Davis performed with the Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble at the New England Conservatory in September 2013.

  • Nick Burnham performed with the Utah Symphony

    MM Trombone performance student Nick Burnham performed with the Utah Symphony several times during its 2013-14 season.

  • Seretta Hart appointed as instructor of trumpet at Utah Valley University

    Alum Seretta Hart, DMA trumpet performance, was appointed as instructor of trumpet at Utah Valley University, in addition to teaching at Brigham Young University.

  • Jon Klein appointed as Assistant Professor of Horn at BYU Idaho

    Alum Jon Klein, DMA horn performance, was appointed as Assistant Professor of Horn at Brigham Young University-Idaho.

  • Jonathan Allen appointed as primary trombone instructor for the University of Iowa

    Alum Jonathan Allen, MM trombone performance, was appointed as primary trombone instructor for the University of Iowa.

Student Recitals

Last Updated: 9/6/17