Trumpet Festival of the Southeast

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January 12-14, 2024

Hosted by Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville State University is delighted to host the 2024 Trumpet Festival of the Southeast. This year's festival will take place at The Oxford Performing Arts Center in Oxford, AL. TFSE is an annual regional trumpet festival that brings together students, educators, and trumpet enthusiasts. Events include concerts, masterclasses, new music sessions, and industry vendors. The festival rotates around Southeastern college campuses each year. This year’s festival features Ashlin Parker and Jens Lindemann as the guest performers.


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Schedule of Events

Friday, January 12th

  • 5 - 8 pm Registration
  • 6 - 7 pm Initial Mass Ensemble Rehearsal
  • 7:30 pm Concert Featuring Ashlin Parker  Bring your own horns to sit in at the end of the concert!
  • Jazz Jam following the concert, Coldwater Mountain Brewpub
    • Hosted by: Dr. Greg McLean,
      Associate Professor of Music
      Assistant Chair for Online Studies, Fine Arts
      Perimeter College, Georgia State University
      Director, PC Jazz Ensemble

Saturday, January 13th

  • 7:30 am Registration opens
  • 8 - 8:50 am Warm-Up Session
    • Hosted by Dr. Arthur Zanin, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • 9 am Exhibits open (9 am - 7 pm)
  • 9 am - 9:50 am Mass ensemble rehearsal
  • 10 am - 10:50 pm TFSE Honors College recital
  • 11 am - 12 pm Featured Artist - Jens Lindemann
  • 1:30 - 2 pm Mass Trumpet Ensemble Rehearsal
  • 2 pm Featured Artist - Ashlin Parker
  • 3 pm - 5 pm  Trumpet Ensemble Concert
  • 7:30 pm Concert featuring Jens Lindemann

Sunday, January 14th

  • 9 am - 11 am TFSE professor's round table discussion, Oxford Middle School Band Room, 1750 US Hwy 78, Oxford, AL 36203

Open to all attendees


The area around exit 188 has nice hotel options at an average rate of around $100-125.

Check etc for best rates.Many hotel options are available off of I-20 Oxford exit 188:

  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Hampton Inn
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • La Quinta
  • Sleep Inn

Slightly closer to the Oxford Performing Arts Center are some less expensive options with a $75-$95 rate:

Other options available off of I-20 Oxford exit 185:

  • Red Roof Inn
  • Econo Lodge
  • Super 8

Special Thanks to Our 2024 TFSE Sponsors

  • Antoine Courtois Paris
  • Austin Custom Brass
  • B&S Brass Instruments
  •  BR Williams Trucking
  • Covenant Specialty Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Gadsden Music
  • Gold Star Realty
  • Jupiter Band Istruments
  • Oxford Dental Care
  • Pollard Specialty Products, LLC (Presto Valves)
  • Rich Ita's Brass Instrument Workshop
  • Warburton Music Products
  • Yamaha USA