Vernon Howard - Faculty & Adjuncts

Vernon Howard, MMEd

Vernon Howard, MMEd
Director of Jazz Studies
Applied Professor of Music
College of Arts & Sciences
918-631-2130 Lorton Performance Center Room 2175


BMEd – The University of Tulsa

Research Interests

Trombonist or bassist in symphonic, jazz and popular music styles
Performances and recordings with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, Tulsa Opera, Fort Smith Symphony, Frank Sinatra Jr., Ella Fitzgerald, B.B. King and many others

Teaching Interests

Jazz Band
Vocal Jazz
Ear Training I-IV (jazz emphasis)
Composition (jazz emphasis)
Jazz: Mirror of American Society
Brass Instrumental Methods
Applied Trombone

Courses Taught

  • Jazz Workshop
  • Jazz: Mirror of American Society
  • Senior Seminar
  • Brass Instrument Methods
  • Independent Study
  • Jazz Pedagogy
  • Introduction to Composition II
  • Introduction to Composition I
  • Chamber Music Ensembles