MASON SUMMER TROMBONE ACADEMY
Part of Summer Music Intensive Week!
SUMMER 2019 INFORMATION WILL BE UPDATED BY JANUARY 15, 2019!
Come connect with other dedicated teen trombonists for a thrilling week of all things trombone! The Trombone Academy will be filled with engaging masterclasses, clinics, an audition workshop, chamber music and more. Trombone artist/ educator Sean Reusch and Mason School of Music Professor Matt Neff will lead students through lessons, coachings,
and ensembles. Of course, the Academy would not be complete without a mass trombone choir! Improve your musicianship, your playing, and make some trombone friends!
Ages: 13-18 years
Dates: June 18-22, 2018
Times: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (M-F)
Tuition: $430 (optional room & board add $640 – see below)
Location: Mason Fairfax Campus, Performing Arts Building
ON-CAMPUS HOUSING AVAILABLE – ADD “SUMMER RESIDENTIAL OPTION” TO YOUR CART!
Added cost: $640
Whether you live near or far, students can add the “Summer Residential Option” and experience a week of campus life, with special evening activities included, while gaining new friendships with other like-minded artistic students. Students are fully supervised all week, with both male and female RA’s in housing. Rooms are double occupancy (linens and wi-fi included), and 3 meals a day are provided (dinner is included on Sunday, and breakfast and lunch are included on Friday). Check in is Sunday, June 17th, and students will check out Friday morning and be ready to depart immediately after the conclusion of the program on Friday afternoon. After registering for Summer Trombone Academy (but before final checkout/ payment!), search for and add “Summer Residential Option” to your cart – or REGISTER HERE . IMPORTANT: No refunds can be given for the Summer Residential option after April 1, 2018.
An “After Care” option is also available for this program from 4-6 pm for $90/week, located in Mason’s Performing Arts Building and staffed by the Academy’s Summer Staff. After registering for this program (but before final checkout/ payment!), search for and add “After Care” to your cart (be sure to choose the correct week).
Director/ Instructor: Matt Neff, Adjunct Professor at Mason’s School of Music
Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Read about Mr. Neff
A versatile musician, he has performed with the National Symphony and National Philharmonic Orchestras, as well as the Kennedy Center Ballet Orchestra. Other significant experiences include performances with several ‘off-broadway’ shows, various big-bands (Woody Herman’s Thundering Herd, Alan Baylock Orchestra, and the New Columbia Swing Orchestra), and studio recording. An active clinician, Prof. Neff has conducted master classes at High Schools, Colleges, and Universities across the country. He has been recognized for his compositions and arrangements, many of which have been published.
Guest Artist/ Instructor: Sean Reusch
Read about Mr. Reusch
As an educator, Sean has been on faculty at University of California San Diego, San Diego State University, Point Loma Nazarene University, and Palomar College, and the Idyllwild Arts Academy. Sean has presented master classes at Louisiana State University, Penn State University, Point Loma Nazarene University, St. Norbert College, San Diego State University, University of California Los Angeles, University of California Santa Barbara, University of Delaware, and University of Southern Mississippi. He maintains a large private studio and many of his students have gone on to study music at college. Sean’s former students currently hold positions as middle school and high school band directors, are college trombone professors, private trombone instructors, composers, and music copyists, and perform in symphony orchestras, jazz groups, military bands and rock bands in the United States. Sean is a Yamaha Artist.
- Be sure to check our policies and procedures regarding withdrawals, refunds and more for summer programs.
- All students will receive a Trombone Academy Welcome Letter 2018 via email at least 1 week before the program starts with all necessary details including drop off, pick up, what to bring, etc. Feel free to call the Academy office with questions at 703-993-9889.
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To register by phone or request a paper registration form, please call the Academy office at 703-993-9889.