Grand Valley State University

International Trumpet Seminar 2015

July 19th-25th 2015

Featuring guest artists from around the world, the Grand Valley State University International Trumpet Seminar is looking forward to its 11th year!

On a daily basis, students attend masterclasses from our guest and faculty, as well as attend group lessons, warmup classes, and techniques classes. Each evening closes with a wonderful faculty recital.


Students will again be able to choose a specialty class and study with the best on the instrument in a specific area:

-Practice jazz, improve and playin’ all of the high notes. Guest artists and faculty to be announced. One or two students will be picked to solo with a special guest artist on the big band concert!

-Orchestra repertoire with premiere orchestral players. Guest artists and faculty to be announced.  There will be two levels of study: an intro to the orchestra, teaching beginning repertoire; and a class for advanced players. Both classes will have an informal mock orchestra competition.

-Solo literature with world class solo artists (to be announced). Solo class will focus on modern and newly composed music and will offer students a chance to work with some of the instruments most experienced teachers and performers.

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