Now in its 11th Year! 

July 19th-25th 2015

"Educate, Encourage, and Enrich aspiring musicians through the experience of working with the industry's leading performers."


Special Guest Artist - Allen Vizzutti

  • 2015 Registration deadline has been extended to July 1st!! Click here to register and secure your spot for the 2015 Seminar!
  • Tuition: $500.00
  • Room and Board: $380.00 

    Student may either commute or choose on-campus apartment style housing. On-campus housing can be provided for an additional cost of $380.00. Students that choose to use the GVSU trumpet seminar housing will be housed in a GVSU Apartment Style Housing with shared occupancy. Each student will have their own room, but will share a common area with other GVSU Trumpet Seminar Students. Also included will be breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

  • 2015 Seminar announces an enhanced competition experience! With prizes and awards totaling more than $10,000. You could walk away with a Yamaha Trumpet or Cash Prizes! Judges will also provide feedback on your performance with the final round being performed during the final concert! Click here for more information regarding the solo competition!


The 11th anniversary of the Grand Valley State University International Trumpet Seminar looks to be the best week of trumpeting yet to date! This seminar sets itself a part by offering high school and college aged students the experience of working with the industries leading and most outstanding educators and performers on the instrument today! Students will learn different teaching and playing styles and techniques from the world class artists through daily classes, masterclasses, rehearsals, ensembles and recitals. 

Both students and guest artists live in the state-of-the-art housing, eat together and build lasting relationships that can last a lifetime. Be treated to an intense week of learning and growth, mark your calendars today for an event that is not to be missed by any aspiring artist.

Join guest artists and artistic director of the GVSU International Trumpet Seminar for CIMVO's 10th Anniversary. Visit their website:  for more information.


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