2021 Summer Horn Seminar

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July 26-30 | Middle/High School (grades 8-12)

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Welcome to the 2021 DMV Horn Academy Summer Seminar!

 

Our 2021 Summer Seminar Faculty are current and former members of Canadian Brass, Boston Brass, Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, 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, Arizona State University, Florida International University, and Folly Quarter Middle School. 

 

The 2021 DMV Horn Academy Summer Seminar will be held virtually through Zoom Video Conferencing and will feature 4 outstanding Faculty Artists:

Larry Williams

Professor of Horn, Washington Adventist University

Yamaha Performing Artist & Clinician

Joe Burgstaller

Professor of Trumpet, Arizona State University

Former member, Canadian Brass

Yamaha Performing Artist & Clinician

Chris Castellanos

Boston Brass

Yamaha Performing Artist & Clinician

Andrew Spang

Lyric Brass Quintet

Director of Bands, Folly Quarter Middle School

Master Music Education Clinician

DAILY SCHEDULE (Eastern Standard Time)

10:30am-11:30am

M-W

Warm Up &

Fundamentals

1:00pm-2:00pm

M-W

Lunch Break

Private Lessons

M-F

All participants will receive three (45-minute) private lessons with Larry Williams. Lesson scheduels will be confirmed prior to the start of the seminar.

11:30am-1:00pm

M-W

Faculty Masterclass

2:00pm-3:30pm

M-W

Workshops & Breakout Sessions

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2021

Summer Horn Seminar

See Session Descriptions Below

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SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

WARM UP & FUNDAMENTALS (M-W)

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 (M-W)

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.

 

WORKSHOPS & BREAKOUT SESSIONS (M-W)

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 (M-F)

All participants will receive 3 (45 minute) private lessons with Larry Williams during the seminar. Lessons will be scheduled in the afternoon/evenings M-F.  Specific lesson days and times will be confirmed prior to the beginning of the seminar.

FEES

Participant Fee: $450

Registration Fee: $25

 

What’s Included:

 - Three (45-minute) private lessons with Larry Williams

 - 12 hours of group instruction including:

  • Warm-up/Fundamentals Class (M-W)

  • Faculty Masterclass (M-W)

  • Workshops & Breakout Sessions (M-W)