Ross Holcombe
Currently offering online lessons on Zoom, Skype, Google Hangouts, or Facetime. Please contact Ross for more information about online lessons.

Ross Holcombe is in high demand in the Tampa Bay area and across Florida as a private trombone instructor for students of all levels, from beginners and high school students through the collegiate level, and evenRoss Holcombe, Tampa St. Petersburg Trombone Lessons picture including adult students wanting to stay current with their playing.

Private lessons for college students focus on the future playing and professional ambitions of the student. Most lessons begin with a discussion of goal-setting. Based on those goals the lessons may focus on:
  • Reconnecting to the reasons for wanting to play music
  • Career goals
  • Audition and performance success
  • Orchestral excerpts
  • Solo repertoire and etudes
  • Developing a daily routine
  • Graduate program auditions
Private lessons for middle and high school students are tailored to the individual goals of the student and may focus on such topics as:
  • Developing a love of music
  • Technique in service of expression
  • All-State auditions and Solo and Ensemble
  • College music admissions or scholarship auditions
  • Solo repertoire and etudes
  • Music theory
  • Practice and study techniques
  • Finding the enjoyment and ease of playing
Ross's students have been accepted to top university and conservatory graduate and undergraduate programs across the country, including:
  • New England Conservatory
  • The Juilliard School
  • Eastman School of Music
  • Michigan State University
  • DePaul University
  • Florida State University
  • University of Washington
In addition, Ross's students are frequently accepted as members of the All-State Band and Orchestra, as well as regularly being ranked highly in Solo and Ensemble competitions.

If you have interest in bringing your playing to the next level, please click here to contact Ross about rates and availability.

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