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ASME@WAU Music Festival
2022 SUMMER Brass SEMINAR

July 22-34

High School Brass Students (grades 9-12)

 
WELCOME TO THE Summer BRASS Seminar!

 

Our 2021 Summer Seminar Faculty are current and former members of Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, Piedmont Symphony Orchestra, US Navy Band, New World Symphony, Sphinx Symphony, American Studio Orchestra, Lyric Brass Quintet, Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass, and are current or former faculty members at Washington Adventist University, Peabody Conservatory, Florida International University, and Folly Quarter Middle School. 

 

2022 Summer Brass Seminar Faculty Artists:

 

Larry Williams, horn

Professor of Horn, Washington Adventist University

Principal Horn, Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra

Principal Horn, Piedmont Symphony Orchestra

Lyric Brass Quintet

Kevin Dines, trumpet

Principal Trumpet (ret.), US Navy Band

Co-Principal Trumpet, Piedmont Symphony Orchestra

Lyric Brass Quintet

Gerald Jones, trumpet

Principal Trumpet, Frederick Symphony

Co-Principal Trumpet, Piedmont Symphony Orchestra

Lyric Brass Quintet

David Dochterman, trombone

Piedmont Symphony Orchestra

Lyric Brass Quintet

Andrew Spang, tuba

Director of Bands, Folly Quarter Middle School

Lyric Brass Quintet

DAILY SCHEDULE (Eastern Standard Time)

Coastline at Sunset

TBD
 

Warm Up &

Fundamentals

Coastline at Sunset

TBD
 

Lunch Break

Sunrise on Matterhorn from Riffelsee

Private Lessons
 

All participants will receive daily private lessons with seminar faculty.

Roadtripping

TBD
 

Faculty Masterclass

Group Seflie

TBD
 

Workshops & Breakout Sessions

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2022
Summer Brass Seminar

See Session Descriptions Below

SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

 

WARM UP & FUNDAMENTALS

Each day starts off with a warm up session led by our faculty.  Participants will warm up alongside them while discussing warm up routines and fundamentals.

 

DAILY MASTERCLASS

From playing techniques to audition preparation and repertoire coaching, our faculty masterclasses will focus on all aspects of horn playing: performance, artistry, mental focus, and other topics.

 

ENSEMBLE REHEARSALS & PERFORMANCE

Festival Brass Ensemble/Quintet, Trumpet Ensemble, Horn, Ensemble, Low Brass Ensemble

FACULTY PERFORMANCE

Join the Lyric Brass QUintet and Friends for an enjoyable chamber music performance!

WORKSHOPS & BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Each day, our faculty will lead group conversations on a variety of topics, including: Mental Focus, Auditions, Careers, Marketing, Communication Skills, and more.  Small groups will be formed and coached by our faculty to find creative and fun solutions to challenges, and then present their solutions to the rest of the attendees.

 

PRIVATE LESSONS

All participants will receive 3 (45 minute) private lessons.

Tuition: $330 - Includes: Room (2 nights) and Meals (7)

Earley Registration Fee: $20

Regular Registration Fee: $35

What’s Included:

  •  Three private lessons

  • Warm-up/Fundamentals Class

  • Faculty Masterclass

  • Ensemble Rehearsals & Coachings
  • Ensemble Performance (Live Streamed)
  • Free Festival T-Shirt