Eastman Summer Tuba & Euphonium Institute

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Eastman Summer Tuba & Euphonium Institute

Registration for this institute has closed. We are no longer accepting applications.

July 25-29, 2022 / Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. plus some evenings
Room: Ray Wright Room (ESM 120)

Scott Tegge, coordinator
Faculty: Don Harry, Eastman School of Music; Scott Tegge, Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois; Mark Kellogg, Eastman School of Music

The Eastman Summer Tuba & Euphonium Institute is a weeklong experience where you will hone your musicianship, strengthen career-building skills, and expand your network of colleagues and mentors. Every participant will have the opportunity to perform in a masterclass, play in small and large tuba/euphonium ensembles, and take a private lesson with one of the faculty members. We will also have daily warm-up classes, special workshops on health and wellness, and a session on how to create a life in music. The institute ends with a Participant Chamber Music Concert.

After a Sunday evening Faculty Concert and welcome session, each day will include a variety of classes and seminars, including:

  • Faculty-led group warm-up classes
  • Masterclasses
  • Chamber ensembles (small groups and large tuba/euphonium ensemble)
  • Individual practice time and private lessons with faculty
  • Special topics discussions and a mock audition

The Institute is designed for advanced high school, college, and graduate-level students. Adult lifelong learners are also welcome!

This institute is designed as a residential program; high school students age 15-17 may reserve on-campus housing and meals at the Eastman Student Living Center for an additional fee. Due to COVID-19 restrictions for Summer 2022, on-campus housing and meals at the Eastman Student Living Center will be available for high school students only. All collegiate and adult participants will be responsible for their own off-campus lodging and meals. For information about on-campus housing and a list of resources for those staying off-campus, click here.

Begins with a Faculty Concert on Sunday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall, followed by an opening welcome meeting in Ray Wright Room (ESM 120)
Participant Concert: Friday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Faculty Concert, Sunday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall
Last scheduled activity: Participant Concert, Friday, July 29, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall

Tuition:
$1,820 / 1 credit           
$695 / noncredit            

How to apply:

No audition is required, but please provide a copy of your music resume and a short performance recording (about 5 minutes of contrasting material; can be solos, etudes, or excerpts) to help with ensemble placement.

Please send video or sound file links together in one Word document as shown in the example template below (do not forward individual links to the Summer@Eastman office), name and save the file, then attach the Word document to your Summer@Eastman registration using the built-in file uploader. Links should be “active” so that videos can be viewed directly from your document; you may wish to test this before sending your registration. Please send your recording(s) by April 25 May 15, 2022 (new deadline).

Template for sending video/sound file links (performer registrations only)

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