BRASS DAY AT SFA!! (Pre-Registration Ends Monday, Nov. 5)

Brass Day collage

A day devoted to high school students of all ages who play a brass instrument including trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba who are interested in learning more about how to perform the prescribed audition etudes for all-region and all-state band for both TMEA and ATSSB.  There will also be information for prospective music majors about the School of Music and its audition requirements for acceptance.

SCHEDULEall events located in the Tom and Peggy Wright Music Building at SFA, 2210 Alumni Dr., Nacogdoches, TX 75962

1-2:00 PM All-region etudes clinic for ATSSB students (2A-4A) with SFA professors

Trumpet – Dr. Jake Walburn
Horn – Dr. Charles Gavin
Trombone – Dr. Deb Scott
Euphonium – Dr. Danny Chapa
Tuba – Dr. J.D. Salas

2-2:30 PM SFA Faculty Brass Performance and Information

2:30 PM All-region etudes clinic for TMEA students (5A-6A) with SFA professors (as above)

4:00 PM Performance by Center Stage Brass (free tickets available with pre-registration)


All clinics including the SFA Faculty Brass Performance are free of charge! The 4 p.m. concert is free with pre-registration before November 6 (below).  Regular ticket prices are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students.


Saturday, November 10

noon-5 p.m. Showcase Saturday for prospective SFA students who wish to find out more about the campus and take a tour. No reservation needed; meet at the Baker Pattillo Student Center.

6 p.m. SFA vs. Nichols State at the Bryce Homer Stadium. Come watch the Lumberjack Marching Band half-time show. Game Tickets not included with Brass Day Registration.  Purchase Game Tickets at 


SFA Summer Band Camps 2018


Finishing off a great two weeks of SFA Summer Band Camps.  It’s always rewarding to see the kids improve through their time here and even better when they return year after year building on what they learned last year.  Now for a few weeks of rest before summer 2 session starts!

2014 School Year has begun!!

Another summer has come and gone. It looks to be a great year for the SFA Tuba-Euphonium Studio.

Special welcome to incoming students:

Johnny Acevedo, tuba

Tim Auvenshine, tuba

Brenna Wilkinson, tuba

Ryan Dutton, euphonium

Alex Montgomery, euphonium

Jacob Rivas, euphonium

Aaron Heckamon, tuba

Erasmo Herrera, euphonium

Jose Mesa, tuba

AND!!! Nick Rooch, euphonium

I’d also like to give a special welcome to Mr. Ronnie Ross, our new Adjunct Professor of Tuba-Euphonium. Ronnie will be helping out the studio as we grow.