Connor Frederick wins National Jazz Trombone Competition
Connor Frederick (Jazz Trombone Performance, Class of 2018) has won the National Jazz Trombone Soloist Division 1 Competition, sponsored by the US Army Band and the American Trombone Workshop. He competed in a live 'play-off' with 2 other finalists. Connor will have the opportunity to be a featured soloist in concert with the US Army "Blues" on Thursday, March 9, 2017.
The U of I Jazz Division and School of Music are very proud of Connor and this wonderful acknowledgement of his talent, abilities and hard work.