High School Trumpet Institute

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 20, 2020 to June 26, 2020
Tuition: $1,575
Age range: Students currently in grades 6-9
Currently accepting applications on a rolling admission basis

We’re currently finalizing Interlochen Arts Camp 2021 programs. Please check back soon or contact Admission at admission@interlochen.org.

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 Arts Camp; Faculty, 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

Vincent DiMartino

Valade Fellow, Interlochen Arts Camp; Faculty, Interlochen Trumpet Institute

Professor Emeritus, Centre College

Ken Larson

Instructor of Trumpet, Interlochen Arts Academy and Interlochen Arts Camp

Dr. Raquel Rodriquez Samayoa

Faculty, Interlochen Trumpet Institute

Assistant Professor of Trumpet and Co-Conductor of the UNT Brass Band, University of North Texas; Trumpet, Seraph Brass

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