PSO Brass Intensive
July 16-20, 2018 | Mary Pappert School of Music
*sessions run from 10am-5pm each day.
Students must be entering grades 8-12.
Students must have their own instrument.
Early Registration $425.00 (on or before June 15, 2018)
*Standard Registration $500.00 after June 15, 2018.
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Daily Warmups & Exercises - Participants are guided in starting each day with appropriate activities to engage the mind and better connect the player to his or her instrument.
Studio Classes - Participants are grouped by instrument and receive coaching and instruction on building repertoire, preparing for auditions, playing as a section, and performance etiquette that is instrument specific.
Small Ensembles & Chamber Music - These ensembles are instrument-specific groups arranged and designed to match players by skill level and provide opportunities to perform with other participants in a supportive environment.
Master Classes - Guest artists discuss topics and music pertinent to the participant's instrument are discussed and played with individual faculty members and participating students in a group environment
Final Performance - Participants throughout the week work toward a final collaborative presentation of music that showcases the skills and techniques that have been acquired and refined through camp participation.
Featuring members of the 2-time Grammy Award-winning Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Chad Winkler -Trumpet
Mark Houghton - French Horn
James Nova - Trombone
Algirdas Matonis - Euphonium