Connor Frederick in Competition

Connor Frederick wins National Jazz Trombone Competition

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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. 

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