Japan 2020 University Faculty Showcase

University and collegiate faculty make incredible contributions to the trombone community around the world, and the ITF is proud to feature their artistry in our University Faculty Showcase Recital Series, now in its third year.  Faculty below were chosen through a peer-reviewed, competitive process, to perform new and emerging repertoire at the 2020 Festival, in Osaka, Japan.

2020 University Faculty Showcase Winners

Dr. Philip Martinson
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Contrapunctus (Mirrors)Donald Appert 

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Dr. Justin Isenhour
Winthrop University
As in Stone and SteelLeonard Mark Lewis 

 Dr. Hana Beloglavec
Louisiana State University
Chemical ReactionMarc Mellits 

BeloglavecPhoto - Hana Beloglavec

Dr. Cory Mixdorf
University of Arkansas
So Far So CloseÁron Romhányi 


 Dr. Nathan Dishman
Iowa State University
Three for Two (or One or Three)Antonio Garcia 

 Dr. Austin Seybert
Northern Kentucky University
VanishingCatherine McMichael

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 Dr. Drew Leslie
Colorado State University
Five American DancesJames David 

 Dr. Michael L Robinson
Mahidol University
VicissitudesGreg Turner 

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Doug Farwell, Steve Wilsonand Taylor Hughey
Valdosta State, University of Texas at El Paso, and Brass for Africa
New untitled workPaul Basler 

Dr. Jeremy Marks
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Turning PointElizabeth Baum 

Marks Bass Headshot - Jeremy Marks

Dr. Benjamin Marks
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
The Green Lion Eats the SunLiza Lim 

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Dr. Michael UnderwoodMichael Underwood
University of Arkansas Little Rock
BalladeRobert Boury 

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Tom Riccobono
Interlochen Center for the Arts
Sonata for Trombone by Kenji BunchKenji Bunch 

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Dr. Karen Marston and Dr. Deb Scott
Mount San Antonio College and Stephen F Austin State University
Untitled new work 

See you in Osaka!