Home page for Low Brass Students

This page contains information for current students of Dr. Drobnak

- note: this page is currently being updated for Fall 2017 -

 Texas High School Region and All-State Etudes (contact Dr. Drobnak for the password to these files)




Region 3

Oct. 18: 2A-5A Marching Band UIL

Oct 30: 2A-5A Area C Marching Festival - Mesquite

Nov. 11: Middle School and 9th Grade Region Band Auditions, North Mesquite HS

Dec 2: Phase I High School Grades 10-12 Region Band Auditions, Berkner HS

Dec 4: Phase II High School Grades 10-12 Region Band Auditions, Berkner HS

Jan12-13: Middle School Region Band Festival, Forney HS

Jan 13: Area C High School Band Auditions, Berkner HS

Jan 19: Region 3 HS Honor Band Clinic, Forney HS

Feb 3: Region 3 High School Solo & Ensemble Festival, North Garland HS

Feb 14-18: TMEA in San Antonio

Region 25

Oct. 21: 6A Marching Band UIL

Nov. 11: Middle School Region Band Auditions

Nov. 14: 9th Grade Region Band Auditions

Dec 2: Phase I High School Region Band Auditions

Dec 4: Phase II High School Region Band Auditions


 note: locations subject to change, see region websites or your school calendar for more specific information.


Texas UIL Prescribed Music Solos 2017-2018



Tuba/Euphonium Quartet



Policy on Purchasing Music

You MUST buy your own music for your private lessons and performances. There are several retail establishments that have an online storefront where music can be purchased. Some of them include:

Penders (carries UIL / Prescribed Music List music)


Sheet Music Plus

Robert King

J.W. Pepper


Cimarron Music

Encore Music 

• Cherry Music Classics


Not all stores distribute music from all publishers. Students are encouraged to shop around for the best value. You should sign up for emails from every store in order to receive coupons and notifications of sales! Music does go on sale, but not two days before festival!

If you are a retailer and wish to have a link added to your store on this page, please contact me with the link below!



Current Music


method: Marco Bordogni: 43 Bel Canto Studies

method: Blazhevich: 70 Studies vol. I

method: Reginald Fink: Studies in Legato for Bass Trombone and Tuba

method: C. Kopprasch: 60 Selected Studies for Tuba (source for All-State Etudes)


Euphonium / Trombone

method: Bordogni/Mulcahy: Complete Solfeggi / Complete Vocalises for Trombone

method: H. Voxman: Selected Studies for Baritone (source for All-State Etudes)

method: Reginald Fink: Studies in Legato


Note: these are method books being used beyond your school's band method book(s). All method books used in band class may be used in lessons, especially with first year players! Check with your child for the exact book. 



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