Trombone Choir

James Markey

James Markey, Conductor

The Preparatory School Trombone Choir offers a special opportunity for young trombonists to expand their musicality, technique, and ensemble skills under the guidance of BSO trombonist James Markey. This ensemble is open to intermediate and advanced trombone players and a unique opportunity to play a wide-variety of music all arranged for trombones and trombones only.

Rehearsals: Saturday, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2019 - 2020 Concert Schedule

Saturday, December 14, 2019
12:00 PM in Williams Hall

Monday, May 18, 2020
7:30 PM in Jordan Hall 


Holst - Second Suite in F

Nelhybel - Three Organa

Saint-Saëns - Symphony No. 3 (excerpts)

Placement Audition Information

Trombone Choir holds auditions during the large ensemble audition period in May, however on occassion we can accommodate students in the ensemble in the Fall. Please call the prep office at  (617) 585-1160 or e-mail for more information. 

For Current Students:


Trombone Choir Rehearsal Calendar 19-20


Attendance is required at all regularly scheduled classes, rehearsals, dress rehearsals, and performance. Full attendance policy

Still have questions?

Contact Laura Mixter, Large Ensemble Coordinator, by email, or call (617) 585-1160. 

During the academic year, Trombone Choir members can also contact the Trombone Choir Student Manager.