Louis has been accepted to present and perform at the NACWPI (National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors) Conference, October 11-13 2019 (Cedar Falls, Iowa) and at the IMEA (Indiana Music Education Association) Professional Development Conference, January 16-18 2020 (Fort Wayne, Indiana). The clinics will discuss trombone pedagogy, tips to improve your low brass section, and the multitude of ways we can use trombone duets as teaching tools. I will be joined by my longtime friend and fantastic trombone player, Dr. Christopher Brown. Dr. Brown can be seen performing as the bass trombonist of the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, and many other orchestras all throughout Florida and the surrounding region.
The JOLO Duo will be recording their debut album in early July and performing at the International Trombone Festival (Saturday July 13th at 1:00 PM)
Following ITF, Louis will be traveling to The Summer NAMM Show in Nashville as a CMS GenNext Fellow!
Louis has been invited to perform at two international trombone festivals in 2019: the American Trombone Workshop and the International Trombone Festival. Performances:
**David Stout’s Al Circo (for Trombone and Harp) - American Trombone Workshop, March 8, 2019 (Fort Myer, Washington D.C.)
**Sy Brandon’s Negotiations (for Trombone and Harp) - International Trombone Festival, July 10-13, 2019 (Ball State University)
Louis is thrilled to join the music faculty at Marian University this fall. He will be teaching low brass lessons, music fundamentals, aural skills, and working with the Marian University Marching Knights starting in August 2018!
Louis was recently awarded a grant from the Co-op Press Fund to assist him in recording his new CD (expected to be released 2019 through Emeritus Records).
Come see Louis perform Frank Gulino's Capriccio on June 15th at the Carmel Gazebo with the Indiana Wind Symphony!
More information can be found at: https://www.indianawindsymphony.org
Louis travelled back to Pennsylvania in April to present lectures on his annotated bibliography, and recitals featuring music for harp and trombone. Performances:
** April 20th, 2018: 7:30 PM at Mansfield University, Steadman Auditorium
**April 22nd, 2018: 4:00 PM at Penn State University, MBII Room 128