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Fall 2017 UA Trombone Studio
| Trevon Albert | Damian Chavira | John Collins | Sean Copeland | Isaac Dean |
| Stevie Figueroa | Nathan Ksiazek | Rafael Marques | Madeline Moeller |
| Bevan Moody | Lute Nickerson | Adam Nissenbaum | Mike Pereyra |
| Jordan Robison | Neal Romberg | Jack Schmidgall | Drew Sheets | Katie Trent |

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Trevon Albert

Trevon Albert Hometown: Peoria, AZ
High School: Peoria HS
College Year, Major: Junior, Performance
Email: talbert0610@email.arizona.edu
Trombone(s): Jupiter XO 1240T
Mouthpiece(s): Bach 1 1/2G
Current Repertoire: Dossett - Trilogy
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Damian Chavira

Damian Chavira Hometown: Rio Rico, AZ
High School: Rio Rico HS
College Year, Major: Freshman, Jazz Studies
Email: damianchavira@gmail.com
Trombone(s): Yamaha Custom Z
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John Collins

John Collins Hometown: Glendale, AZ
High School: Raymond S. Kellis HS
College Year, Major: Senior, Music Education
Email: johncollins@email.arizona.edu
Trombone(s): Kanstul 1570
Mouthpiece(s): Greg Black 5.5
Current Repertoire: Larsson - Concertino
Quote: "I'm not sure why, but trombones make me very uncomfortable." ~Sigmund Freud

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Sean Copeland - GTA

Sean Copeland Hometown: Blaine, TN
Undergraduate School: The University of Tennessee
College Year, Major: Graduate Student, Performance
Email: seancopeland@email.arizona.edu
Trombone(s): Edwards Bass B-454
Mouthpiece(s): Laskey 85MBD
Current Repertoire: Lebedev - Concert Allegro
Quote: "Bear Down."

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Isaac Dean

Isaac Dean Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
High School: Hamilton HS
College Year, Major: Freshman, Performance
Email: isaacdean@email.arizona.edu
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Stevie Figueroa - ATA Secretary

Stevie Figueroa Hometown: Tucson, AZ
High School: Mountain View HS
College Year, Major: Sophomore, Performance
Email: figueroastevie@gmail.com
Trombone(s): Bach 42BO
Mouthpiece(s): Bach 5G
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Quote: "I want to be remembered for the music or not at all."

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Nathan Ksiazek - ATA Parliamentarian

Nathan Ksiazek Hometown: Yuma, AZ
High School: Gila Ridge HS
College Year, Major: Junior, Music Education
Email: nathanksiazek@email.arizona.edu
Trombone(s): Conn 72H
Mouthpiece(s): Bach 5G
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Quote: "Works of art make rules; rules do not make works of art." ~Claude Debussy

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Rafael Marques

Rafael Marques Hometown: Jales, Sao Paulo, Brazil
High School: Conservatorio de Tatui
College Year, Major: Junior, Performance
Email: marques@email.arizona.edu
Trombone(s): Edwards T396a
Mouthpiece(s): Greg Black NY 5.5
Current Repertoire: David - Concertino
Quote: "Many times I tried to get away from myself, but where I was going, there I was."

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Madeline Moeller

Madeline Moeller Hometown: Tucson, AZ
High School: Tucson HS
College Year, Major: Junior, Trombone Performance
Email: madelinemoeller@email.arizona.edu
Trombone(s): Bach 42BO
Mouthpiece(s): Bach 5G
Current Repertoire: Handel - Concerto in F
Quote: "I will not say, do not weep, for not all tears are evil." ~J.R.R. Tolkien

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Bevan Moody

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College Year, Major: Graduate Student, Performance
Email: bam2754@yahoo.com
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Lute Nickerson

Lute Nickerson Hometown: Tucson, AZ
High School: Catalina Foothills HS
College Year, Major: Junior, Music Education
Email: lanickerson@email.arizona.edu
Trombone(s): Edwards Bass
Mouthpiece(s): Bach 1 1/2G
Current Repertoire: Lebedev - Concert Allegro
Quote: "I am legion, for we are many."

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Adam Nissenbaum

Adam Nissenbaum Hometown: Oro Valley, AZ
High School: Ironwood Ridge HS
College Year, Major: Freshman, Music Education
Email: amnissenbaum@email.arizona.edu
Trombone(s): Getzen
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Mike Pereyra

Mike Pereyra Hometown: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
High School: Conservatorio Nacional de Musica
College Year, Major: Junior, Performance
Email: mikepereyra@hotmail.com
Trombone(s): Getzen 3047AF
Mouthpiece(s): Greg Black Alessi 3M
Current Repertoire: Sulek - Sonata
Quote: "Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your like."

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Jordan Robison - GTA; ATA Treasurer

Jordan Robison Hometown: Redlands, CA
Undergraduate School: The University of Redlands
Graduate School: Lynn University
College Year, Major: Graduate Student, Trombone
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Email: jrobison88@email.arizona.edu
Trombone(s): Shires Tenor
Mouthpiece(s): Hammond 10
Current Repertoire: Rota - Concerto
Quote: "The problem with quotes found on the internet is that it's hard to verify their authenticity." ~Abraham Lincoln

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Neal Romberg - ATA Vice President

Neal Romberg Hometown: Winter Springs, FL
Undergraduate School: The University of Florida
College Year, Major: Graduate Student, Performance
Email: npromberg1@gmail.com
Trombone(s): Shires Tenor
Mouthpiece(s): Shires 5GS
Current Repertoire: Weber - Romance
Quote: "Get out of your head and into the music!"

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Jack Schmidgall

Jack Schmidgall Hometown: Yuma, AZ
High School: HS
College Year, Major: Freshman, Music Education
Email: schmidgall236@gmail.com
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Drew Sheets

Drew Sheets Hometown: Tucson, AZ
High School: University HS
College Year, Major: Senior, Jazz Studies
Email: dsheets@email.arizona.edu
Trombone(s): Bach 42AF/Yamaha Custom Z/King 2B
Mouthpiece(s): Griego Alessi 5E/Wharburton 8M
Current Repertoire: Ferro - Sunset
Quote: "If we don't go crazy once in a while, we'll go crazy."

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Katie Trent - ATA President

Katie Trent Hometown: Prescott, AZ
High School: Prescott HS
College Year, Major: Junior, Performance
Email: ktrent1@email.arizona.edu
Trombone(s): Bach 42AF
Mouthpiece(s): Greg Black NY 5.5
Current Repertoire: Larsson - Concertino

Quote: "If you can dream it, you can do it."

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