2020 Summer Horn Seminar
Session 1 | July 27-31 | Middle/High School
Session 2 | August 3-7 | College/Amateur/Pro
The 2020 DMV Horn Academy Summer Seminar will be the first in a series of events and programs presented by DMV Horn Academy Faculty and Guest-Artist Clinicians.
Our Summer Seminar Faculty are current and former members of: Kansas City Symphony, Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, New World Symphony, Sphinx Symphony, American Studio Orchestra, Lyric Brass Quintet, Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass, and are current of former faculty members of The Peabody Conservatory, Florida International University, University of Missouri, University of Central Missouri, Peabody Preparatory, Round Top Music Festival, and Folly Quarter Middle School.
The 2020 DMV Horn Academy Summer Seminar will be held virtually through Zoom Video Conferencing and will feature 4 outstanding Faculty Artists:
Larry Williams (Sessions 1 & 2)
Yamaha Performing Artist & Clinician
Amanda Collins (Sessions 1 & 2)
Assistant Professor of Horn
University of Missouri
Alberto Suarez (Session 2)
Kansas City Symphony
Andrew Spang (Session 1)
Lyric Brass Quintet
Director of Bands, Folly Quarter Middle School
DAILY SCHEDULE (Eastern Standard Time)
WARM UP & FUNDAMENTALS (M-W)
Each day starts off with a warm up session led by our faculty. Participants will warm up alongside them while discussing warm up routines and fundamentals.
DAILY MASTERCLASS (M-W)
From playing techniques to audition preparation and repertoire coaching, our faculty masterclasses will focus on all aspects of horn playing: performance, artistry, mental focus, and other topics.
WORKSHOPS & BREAKOUT SESSIONS (M-W)
Each day, our faculty will lead group conversations on a variety of topics, including: Mental Focus, Auditions, Careers, Marketing, Communication Skills, and more. Small groups will be formed and coached by our faculty to find creative and fun solutions to challenges, and then present their solutions to the rest of the attendees.
PRIVATE LESSONS (M-F)
All participants will receive 3 (45 minute) private lessons with our horn faculty each session. Additional lessons can be scheduled for an additional fee (depending on faculty availability). Lessons will be scheduled M-F. Specific lesson days and times will be confirmed prior to the beginning of each session.
Note: Each session is limited to 10 participants
Session 1: July 27-31 Middle/High School
Session 2: August 3-7 College/Amateur/Pro
Registration Fee: $25
- Three (45-minute) private lessons with Horn Seminar Faculty
- 12 hours of group instruction including:
Warm-up/Fundamentals Class (M-W)
Faculty Masterclass (M-W)
Workshops & Breakout Sessions (M-W)
- Official DMV Academy Swag Bracelet!