High School Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Institute (one week)

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.

Below are examples of past instructors; 2017 faculty will be announced in the spring.

Program length: 1 week
Program dates:
June 17, 2017 to June 23, 2017
Tuition: $1,190
Age range: Students currently in grades 9-12

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

Audition Requirements

Video or audio files: a solo of your choice or two contrasting etudes.

Additional Opportunities

Faculty

Brian Bowman

Faculty, Interlochen Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Institute

Euphonium Soloist, Professor, University of North Texas

Carol Jantsch

Faculty, Interlochen Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Institute

Principal Tuba, Philadelphia Orchestra

Mark Lusk

Faculty, Interlochen Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Institute

Professor of Trombone, Penn State University

Matt Lyon

Instructor of Low Brass, Interlochen Arts Academy; Faculty, Interlochen Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Institute

Assistant Professor of Music Performance (Tuba/Euphonium), Ball State University

Thomas Riccobono

Instructor of Low Brass, Interlochen Arts Academy; Faculty, Interlochen Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium InstituteArtistic Director, Adult Band Camp; Low Brass Faculty, Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Conductor, Benzie Area Symphony Orchestra; Principal Trombone, Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Photo Galleries

  • Interlochen Center for the Arts' photo
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts' photo
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts' photo
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts' photo
  • 2014 Trombone Tuba Institute 100

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