Timothy Anderson is Associate Professor of Trombone at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Professor Timothy Anderson shares his experiences and wisdom related to growing up and recovering from heart transplant surgery. He discusses how becoming a better human-being will make you a better musician. He also emphasizes the importance of practicing fundamentals; quality of sound, air, endurance, and always playing with a good sound. Professor Anderson shares the importance of creating a family-like trombone studio culture that is free of tension.