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Patrick Lawrence

Patrick Lawrence

Professor of Low Brass & Music Education
NFAC 332

UWSP Low Brass Studio

Prospective students interested in a complimentary lesson
should contact Patrick Lawrence:


  • Doctorate of Musical Arts - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • Masters of Music - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Bachelor of Music -Education University of Mary, Bismarck, ND
  • Bachelor of Music Performance - University of Mary, Bismarck, ND

Courses Taught

  • Applied Trombone, Euphonium, & Tuba
  • Secondary Instrumental Music Education Methods
  • Campus Band
  • Student Teacher Observations 
  • Low Brass Methods, Low Brass Pedagogy
  • Instrument Repair
  • Film Music


Dr. Patrick Lawrence, Associate Professor of Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, maintains a vibrant low brass studio and hosts the yearly UWSP Tuba Christmas Concert.

A passionate educator, he enjoys teaching students of all skill levels, elementary through college-age. He is active in educational outreach, working with students across the state in clinics and honor bands. He is the recipient of the 2013 UWSP Excellence in Teaching Award. Prior to accepting a position at UWSP, he taught middle school band and orchestra in Arizona where his student groups received superior and excellent ratings at local, state and national music festivals.

Dr. Lawrence teaches two hands-on summer instrument maintenance and repair courses for students and band directors to prepare them for the inevitable wear and tear on their school instruments. 

His recently published book, Solo Literature for Low Brass and Organ, is an extension of his doctoral study and is now available from A reference to over 220 solos for trombone, euphonium and tuba, it is intended to encourage interest in this rich collaboration of instruments. He has authored articles and music reviews published in the International Trombone Association Journal, the International Tuba and Euphonium Association Journal, and Wisconsin School Musician.

An active performer, he is principal trombonist with the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra and conductor of the Wausau Symphonic Band. 

He completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University in 2009.  He also holds a Master of Music Degree from the University of Arizona and Bachelor degrees in Secondary Music Education and Performance from The University of Mary, Bismarck, North Dakota.

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