The one-week Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Institute will help you become a stronger solo, ensemble, and chamber performer. You’ll work with our distinguished faculty to gain strong fundamental techniques and learn how to perform creatively on your instrument.
During your week here, you'll participate in master classes, focusing on a wide range of essential skills for auditions and performance. You will also rehearse and perform with the low brass choir, strengthening your ensemble skills. Other highlights of the week are the solo and chamber performances offered by faculty members.
You will study advanced repertoire, including the standard solo repertoire, trio and quartet literature, and orchestral repertoire required at most college and professional orchestra auditions. Other activities and master classes include:
- Fundamental techniques
- Breathing pedagogy
- Orchestra excerpt preparation and mock audition
- Orchestral section performance
- Jazz styles
Lecture topics include:
- Career options
- How to overcome performance stress
- How to prepare for auditions
- How to make a winning recording