High School Trumpet Institute (one week)

At the one-week trumpet institute, you'll enhance and develop your skills in all styles of trumpet performance. You'll join world-renowned teachers in rehearsals, classes, and performances.

Program length: 1 week
Program dates:
June 15, 2019 to June 21, 2019
Tuition: $1,270
Age range: Students currently in grades 9-12

During your week here, you will participate in intensive master classes, which will focus on fundamentals, breathing, repertoire, and jazz techniques. Students will have opportunities to perform in class and engage with the faculty. You'll also study advanced repertoire, including the standard solo works, jazz and contemporary music, chamber music literature, and orchestral repertoire required at most college and professional orchestra auditions.

Trumpet ensemble rehearsal and performances will help strengthen your ensemble skills. You'll also attend inspiring recitals by our faculty and distinguished guest artists.


Audition Requirements

  • Video or audio files #1 and #2: Two solo works or movements of contrasting style.

Additional Opportunities


John Aley

Valade Fellow, Interlochen Trumpet Institute; Faculty, Adult Band Camp (High Brass), Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Professor Emeritus, Trumpet, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mead Witter School of Music

Dr. Michael Davison

Instructor of Trumpet and Brass Area Coordinator, Interlochen Arts Camp; Faculty, Interlochen Trumpet Institute

Head of the jazz and trumpet program, University of Richmond

Marc Reese

Valade Instructor of Trumpet, Interlochen Arts Camp

Assistant Dean and Brass Department Head, Conservatory of Music, Lynn University; Founder and Artistic Director, Roger Voisin Memorial Trumpet Competition

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