Ross Holcombe is in high demand in Tampa/St. Petersburg, and across Florida as a private trombone instructor and masterclass artist for students of all levels, from beginners and high school students through the collegiate level, and even
including adult students wanting to stay current with their playing!
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 program or graduate school admissions
- Trombone repertoire
- Music theory
- Practice and study techniques
- Recapturing the enjoyment and ease of playing
Ross's current and former 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.
are available for both middle/high school trombone and brass sections, and for collegiate level trombone and brass students.
Topics of masterclasses can be incredibly broad, but may focus on subjects such as:
- Individual coaching
- Ensemble and group playing
- Making your way in the music world
- Preparing for auditions
- Improving your teaching
- Making practice fun!
To inquire about a masterclass appearance for your university, high school, or middle school group, please click here
to contact Ross.
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