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.

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

Carol Jantsch

Faculty, Interlochen Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Institute

Principal Tuba, Philadelphia Orchestra

Lance LaDuke

Faculty, Interlochen Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Institute

Artist Lecturer in Euphonium, Freshman Advisor and Coordinator of Special and Creative Projects, Carnegie Mellon University; Adjunct Professor of Euphonium, Duquesne University; Euphonium, River City Brass

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

Dr. Denson Paul Pollard

Faculty, Interlochen Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Institute

Faculty, Mannes School of Music, Bard College; Faculty, The Juilliard School; Faculty, Pacific Music Festival; Artistic Director, SliderAsia Festival

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

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