Tag Archives: Texas All-State Trumpet Etudes

How To Make The Texas All-State Band

If you are a high school trumpet player in the state of Texas, NOW (February) is the time to begin preparing for next year’s All-Region/All-State auditions. Does that surprise you? Some students think they can’t begin preparing until the music … Continue reading

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Auld Lang Syne

I used to have a tradition each year that was previously interrupted over the past several years because my New Year’s Eve gig was in Las Vegas. That tradition involved looking back at the previous year, writing about it, thinking … Continue reading

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Voxman Book for the Texas Trumpet All-State Music

An Easy Year for High School Trumpet Players… Or is it? I was surprised when the Texas All-State etudes were announced this year (2011). I have been involved with the All-State trumpet scene since I first auditioned as a student … Continue reading

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