July 3 - 9, 2016



Summer Brass Institute and Festival
July 3 - 9, 2016, at the Menlo School, Palo Alto, California

       Spend twelve intensive days working with the acclaimed Bay Brass faculty and your fellow advanced brass players on the art of sound. Perform with the Bay Brass. Burnish your sound, explore new ways of thinking about ensemble and orchestral playing, unleash your potential as a brass player. Participate in a professional preparation seminar in which you play side-by-side with symphony members. Daily practice, coachings, informal discussions about professional careers, and performance opportunities fill this institute schedule.

• Brass Ensembles focusing on quintet literature and other ensemble combinations; intensive and supportive coaching prepares you for performance.

• Private Lessons focusing on enhancing your technique and sound production.

• Master Classes offered on solo and orchestral repertoire.

• Professional Preparation Classes: play in a brass section, side-by-side with Bay Brass members in orchestral repertoire.

• Festival Concert and Institute Performance opportunities.

Summer Brass Institute at Menlo invites serious brass players to participate in this intensive twelve days of symphonic brass and chamber music. Study with nationally renowned professionals who convey an amazing concept of sound!

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