High School Trumpet Institute (one week)

At the one-week trumpet institute, you'll enhance and develop your skills in all styles of trumpet performance. You'll join world-renowned teachers in rehearsals, classes, and performances.

Below are examples of past instructors; new faculty will be announced in spring.

Program length: 1 week
Program dates:
June 18, 2016 to June 24, 2016
Tuition: $1,150
Age range: Students currently in grades 9-12

We are no longer accepting applications for this summer 2016 program.

During your week here, you will participate in intensive master classes, which will focus on fundamentals, breathing, repertoire, and jazz techniques. Students will have opportunities to perform in class and engage with the faculty. You'll also study advanced repertoire, including the standard solo works, jazz and contemporary music, chamber music literature, and orchestral repertoire required at most college and professional orchestra auditions.

Trumpet ensemble rehearsal and performances will help strengthen your ensemble skills. You'll also attend inspiring recitals by our faculty and distinguished guest artists.

Audition Requirements

  • Video or audio files #1 and #2: Two solo works or movements of contrasting style.

Additional Opportunities


Jack Sutte

Guest Artist, Interlochen Trumpet Institute

Second Trumpet, The Cleveland Orchestra; Lecturer of Trumpet, Baldwin Wallace University

Photo Galleries

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