Opportunities for Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Players

Located in northwest Michigan, Interlochen Center for the Arts offers summer and academic-year programs for low brass students in grades 3-12:

Interlochen Arts Camp Summer Programs

One-Week Summer Low Brass Institute
The one-week low brass institute for grades 9-12 is designed to help students become strong solo, ensemble and chamber performers and artists. The faculty includes:

  • Carol Jantsch, Principal Tuba, Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Mark Lusk, Professor of Trombone, Penn State University
  • Matthew Lyon, Professor of Tuba, Ball State University
  • Michael Mulcahy, Trombonist, Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Professor of Trombone, Northwestern University
  • Thomas Riccobono, Instructor of Trombone, Interlochen Arts Academy; Principal Trombone, Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Six-Week Orchestra and Wind Symphony Program
The Interlochen orchestras and wind symphony offer highly motivated high schoolmusicians the opportunity to tackle challenging repertoire with peers who share a passion for making music.

Three-Week Intermediate Winds and Percussion Program
An opportunity for young instrumentalists in grades 6-9 develop as musicians and ensemble players.

Two-Week Junior Band Program
A beginning ensemble experience for students in grades 3-6. Students participate in group rehearsals and sectionals with teachers who specialize in working with young musicians.

Interlochen Arts Academy Boarding High School

Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school is recognized as one of the finest pre-professional schools for young musicians in the world. Instrumental music students at the Academy benefit from personal attention, classes in music theory, numerous performance opportunities, and an exceptional peer group. We are currently welcoming applications for the 2013-14 school year, and scholarships and financial aid are available. We offer grades 9-12, as well as a post-graduate year.