Eastman Trombone Studio

Summer Festivals

Below is a listing of some of the Summer Festival Auditions and information. Please insure that you double check all information before preparing or applying to any programs as some information is incomplete or is not updated for the current year. 

 

American Institute of Musical Studies – www.aimsgraz.com
Aspen Music Festival – www.aspenmusicfestival.com
Atlantic Music Festival – www.atlanticmusicfestival.org
Brevard Music Center – www.brevardmusic.org
Castleton Festival – www.castletonfestival.org
Chautauqua Music Festival- www.music.ciweb.org
Colorado College Summer Music Festival – www.artsfestival.coloradocollege.edu/MusicFestival
Domaine Forget – www.domaineforget.com
Eastern Music Festival – www.easternmusicfestival.org
Hot Springs Music Festival – www.hotmusic.org
Lucerne Festival – www.lucernefestival.ch/en
Music Academy of the West – www.musicacademy.org
National Music Festival – www.nationalmusic.us
National Orchestral Institute – www.music.umd.edu/noi
National Repertory Orchestra – www.nromusic.com
National Symphony Summer Music Institute – http://www.kennedy-center.org/nso/nsoed/smi/
Pacific Music Festival – www.pmf.or.jp/index_en.php
Round Top Festival Institute – www.festivalhill.org
Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival – www.shmf.de
Sewanee Summer Music Festival – www.sewaneemusicfestival.org
Spoleto Festival USA – www.spoletousa.org
Tanglewood Music Center – www.bso.org/micro-sites/tanglewood-music-center/home
Texas Music Festival – www.uh.edu/class/music/tmf
Verbier Festival – www.verbierfestival.com
Youth Orchestra of the Americas – www.yoa.org

American Institute of Musical Studies – www.aimsgraz.com
Dates July 1- August 11
Location Kansas
Application Fee: $45
Audition Deadlines/Dates  Audition at Eastman March 4

Audio or video recorded auditions are accepted from October 15 to March 10. If positions are open in your category, they may be accepted after March 10 and up to June 15. 

Audition Requirements ·      One accompanied standard solo, preferably a movement from a standard concerto.

·      For a live audition, you must bring the accompaniment to this piece. An accompanist will be provided or you may bring your own.

·      For a recorded audition, ALL solos (except percussion) must be recorded with accompaniment.

 

Tenor Trombone Repertoire Mahler:  Symphony #3, 1st Mvt., mm. 166-209
Mozart:  Requiem, Tuba Mirum
Rossini:  William Tell Overture, mm. 92-131
Schumann:  Symphony #3, 4th Mvt., mm. 1-8
Wagner:  Lohengrin, Prelude to the Third Act

 

Bass Trombone Repertoire Rossini:  William Tell Overture, mm. 92-131
Schumann:  Symphony #3, 4th Mvt., mm. 1-18
Strauss:  Ein Heldenleben, “Battle scene”: 3 mm. before Reh. 62 – 9 mm. after Reh. 6
Wagner:  Das Rheingold, Entrance of the Gods, last 15 mm.

 

 

 

Aspen Music Festival – www.aspenmusicfestival.com
Dates ·       Full Session: June 19 – August 18

o   $9,200

·      Half Session I: June 19 – July 21

·      Half Session II: July 22 – August 18

o   $6,160

·      Fellowship makes it free- only applicable for full session

 

Location  Colorado
Application Fee:  $25 if you apply by October 1

$60 Application due by December 1

$125 application due by January 2

Audition Deadlines/Dates   See above
Audition Requirements ·       Resume and 2 letters of recommendation

 

Tenor Trombone Repertoire ·       Two contrasting solo movements (fast, slow); accompaniment not required

·      MOZART: Requiem, K. 626 (“Tuba mirum”)

·      ROSSINI: La Gazza Ladra (Overture)

·      RAVEL: Bolero

 

 

Bass Trombone Repertoire
  •  Two contrasting solo movements (fast, slow); accompaniment not required
  • BERLIOZ: Hungarian March (6 measures before Reh. 4 through 2 after Reh. 5)
  • SCHUMANN: Symphony 3 “Rhenish” (first 2 passages of movement 4)
  • WAGNER: Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre (major section only)
  • NIELSEN: Flute Concerto (solo at 81 until D)
  • RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome (Pines Near a Catacomb, 7 measures before Reh. 11 to 3 bars after Reh. 12)

 

 

 

Atlantic Music Festival – www.atlanticmusicfestival.org
Dates  Full-Session: 06/30 – 07/28/2019
Session One: 06/30 – 07/14/2019
Session Two: 07/15 – 07/28/2019
Location  Maine
Application Fee:  

Application Deadline (Early Submission) Saturday, December 1, 2018 $75
Application Deadline (Priority Submission) Saturday, January 5, 2019 $100
Application Deadline The final date for application submission without prior approval from our office is February 01, 2019 . $125
Festival Fees
Full-Session $4225 $0

Fellowship recipients are provided with complete coverage of tuition, housing, and meals  

Half-Session $2450  
Audition Requirements  Personal Information: Your date of birth and citizenship status

·       Contact Information: Your current and permanent contact information including mailing addresses, telephone numbers, and email address

·       Professional Information: List of schools attended, degrees/awards received, principal teachers, professional ensembles, and other festivals including dates for all of the above

·       Reference Information: Names and email addresses of two professional references, one reference may be your current teacher

Repertoire  

Submit audio or video recordings of three contrasting works. It is highly recommended that you submit at least one work written during or after the twentieth century. It is possible to submit movements of works. Selections must represent your current level of musicianship.

 

 

Brevard Music Center – www.brevardmusic.org
Dates

Not updated yet

Location  North Carolina
Application Fee:  $75
Audition Deadlines/Dates   Not updated yet
Audition Requirements  Submit a recording online
Tenor Trombone Repertoire  Perform a solo and 3 standard orchestral excerpts of your choice.
Bass Trombone Repertoire  same

 

 

 

 

Castleton Festival – www.castletonfestival.org
Dates  6 weeks long
Location  Virginia
Application Fee:  NOT UPDATED YET
Audition Deadlines/Dates   
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Tenor Trombone Repertoire  

 

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Chautauqua Music Festival- www.music.ciweb.org

 

Dates

June 22–August 25

Location  New York
Application Fee:  $60
Festival Costs Chautauqua is a TUITION FREE program, with 100% of our students receiving tuition scholarships

 

Audition Deadlines/Dates   February 1

ROCHESTER, NY 
January 24 
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
Eastman School of Music 
Main Building, Room 514

 

Audition Requirements  
Tenor Trombone Repertoire  Winds and brass: a solo piece and two to three suggested orchestral excerpts.

 

Bass Trombone Repertoire  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Colorado College Summer Music Festival – https://www.coloradocollege.edu/other/summermusicfestival/

 

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Domaine Forget – www.domaineforget.com

 

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Eastern Music Festival – www.easternmusicfestival.org
Dates  June 22-July 27
Location North Carolina
Application Fee:  $35
Festival Fees
TUITION

$2,885

Tuition

$2,441

Room & Board

$370

Fees (Health, Activity, Cleaning, ID Card, Key And Security)

 

Audition Deadlines/Dates   The deadline for receipt of completed applications and the audition recording is February 18, 2019.

 

Audition Requirements  All applicants must submit a video audition and be prepared to upload a short biography (250 words or less).

 

Tenor Trombone Repertoire  Music:

·       One solo/movement of your choice: 3-5 minutes (must be unaccompanied)

The following excerpts are required: (Must be in this order and unedited in one file)

1.     Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin

2.     Mozart: Requiem

3.     Mahler: Symphony No. 5

4.     Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3

5.     Berlioz: Hungarian March

 

 

Bass Trombone Repertoire ·        One solo/movement of your choice: 3-5 minutes (must be unaccompanied)

·       The following excerpts are required: (Must be in this order and unedited in one file)

1.     Haydn: The Creation

2.     Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin

3.     Mahler: Symphony No. 5

4.     Schumann: Symphony No. 3

5.     Berlioz: Hungarian March

 

 

 

 

Hot Springs Music Festival – www.hotmusic.org
Dates  June 2-15
Location  AR
Application Fee:  
Audition Deadlines/Dates   Not posted yet
Audition Requirements  
  Participants for the entire duration of the Festival, 2 – 16 June 2018, will receive full instructional scholarships.  There is a $400 Housing fee (which includes a meal ticket) and a $100 Administration/Music fee, once accepted into the program.  Apprentices choosing not to participate in the entire Festival may attend for a $1750 tuition fee.

 

Tenor Trombone Repertoire  Solo of your choice – up to 2 minutes, accompaniment not required

 

All Excerpts are Trombone 2 unless specified

 

Mozart: Requiem. Tuba Mirum

Berlioz: Hungarian March, 6 measures before ‘4’ through 2 measures after ‘5’

Wagner, Ride of the Valkyries (Trombone I), pickup to ‘6’ through 3 measures after ‘7’

 

Bass Trombone Repertoire  All Excerpts are Trombone 3 unless specified

 

Bach: Sarabande from Suite No. 5 in c minor, no repeats

Haydn:  Creation, No. 26; beginning through 7 measures after B

Schumann: Symphony No.3 “Rhenish”; Fourth Movement, beginning through 3 measures after A; 7 measures after A through 5 measures before the 3/2 time signature

Wagner, Ride of the Valkyries; pickup to ‘6’ through 3 measures after ‘7’

 

 

 

 

Lucerne Festival – www.lucernefestival.ch/en

 

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Music Academy of the West – www.musicacademy.org

 

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National Music Festival – www.nationalmusic.us

 

Dates  June 2-15
Location  MD
Application Fee:  $35
Audition Deadlines/Dates   
Audition Requirements  
Tenor Trombone Repertoire  Mozart – Requiem – Tuba mirum – 2nd trombone solo
Berlioz – Hungarian March – 2nd trombone part (beginning 6 measures before rehearsal 4 through the 2nd measure of rehearsal 5)
Ravel – Bolero – 1st trombone solo (3rd measure of rehearsal 10 to rehearsal 11)
Wagner – Ride of the Valkyries (major only)

 

Bass Trombone Repertoire  Bach – Sarabande from Cello Suite No. 5 (no repeats)
Berlioz – Hungarian March (beginning 6 measures before rehearsal 4 through the 2nd measure of rehearsal 5)
Kodaly – Hary Janos Suite, mvt. 4 (beginning in the 5th measure of the poco meno mosso to the fermata)
Wagner – Ride of the Valkyries (2nd major section only)

 

 

 

National Orchestral Institute – http://theclarice.umd.edu/noi

 

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National Repertory Orchestra – www.nromusic.com
Dates  Sunday, June 2, 2019 (check in date) – Sunday, July 28, 2019 (check out date)
Location  CO
Application Fee:  The application fee is $65.00 for applications prior to December 31, 2018.  The application fee increases to $75.00 for applications completed after December 31, 2018.
Audition Deadlines/Dates   Friday, February 15, 2019

Audition at Eastman, date TBD

Audition Requirements  
Tenor Trombone Repertoire  DAVID: Concertino (1st mvt: including the short cadenzas at the end of the movement)
RAVEL: Bolero
ROSSINI: William Tell Overture (storm scene)
TOMASI: Fanfares Liturgiques (2nd mvt: Evangile cadenza)

 

Bass Trombone Repertoire  VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Tuba Concerto in F minor 
(1st mvt: including cadenza)
FRANK: Symphony in D minor (3rd mvt: measures 262 -280 (letter N for 18 measures)
RESPIGHI: Fountains of Rome (#11 to 2 measures after #14)
ROSSINI: William Tell Overture (storm scene)

 

 

Pacific Music Festival – www.pmf.or.jp/index_en.php

 

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Round Top Festival Institute – www.festivalhill.org

 

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Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival – www.shmf.de

 

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Sewanee Summer Music Festival – www.sewaneemusicfestival.org

 

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Location ·       Tennessee
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Spoleto Festival USA – www.spoletousa.org

 

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Location ·       Charleston, SC
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Tanglewood Music Center – www.bso.org/micro-sites/tanglewood-music-center/home
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Location  Boston
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Texas Music Festival – www.uh.edu/class/music/tmf
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Location ·       Houston, Texas
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Verbier Festival – www.verbierfestival.com
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Location  Switzerland
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Youth Orchestra of the Americas – www.yoa.org
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Alessi Seminar – www.alessiseminar.com
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Mike Becker’s Low Brass Bootcamp – http://www.beckerlowbrassbootcamp.com/
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Location ·       Tucson, Arizona

 

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Cleveland Trombone Seminar – www.clevelandtromboneseminar.org
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Eastman Summer Trombone Institute – https://summer.esm.rochester.edu/course/trombone-institute/
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Location  Rochester, NY
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Northwestern Summer Trombone Workshop – www.northwesterntrombones.com/summertrombone-

workshop

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Pokorny Low Brass Seminar – www.redlands.edu/academics/school-of-music/pokorny-seminar
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Location  California
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Summit Brass/Rafael Mendez Institute – http://www.mendezbrassinstitute.com/
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