Westwind Brass Announces 2018 Summer Brass Workshop

Westwind Brass Announces 2018 Summer Brass WorkshopThe Westwind Brass, San Diego's premier professional brass ensemble, and an Ensemble-in-Residence at the San Diego State University (SDSU) School of Music and Dance, announces their exciting interactive 2018 Summer Brass Workshop at SDSU, June 25- 29, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.. This fun-filled week culminates in a free afternoon concert with the participant ensembles, on Saturday, June 30 at 1:00 p.m. at the School of Music and Dance.

The musicians of The Westwind Brass Ensemble are Elizabeth Howard, John Wilds and Karl Soukup (trumpets), Barry Toombs (horn), Eric Starr (trombone) and Bryan Smith (tuba).

"Each year, this week provides a cross-generational environment where we all have a chance to explore and develop skills in communication, collaboration, and creativity; and to engender a larger sense of community."

- Westwind Brass Executive Director: Barry Toombs (French Horn)

"The participants, young and old, receive an opportunity to work with some of the finest brass musicians in southern California. It is fun, informative, and relative to the music in their daily lives. What's more, they have a chance to play in what will be, I believe, the greatest brass ensemble of their lives!"

- Westwind Brass Director of Educational and Outreach Programs: Bryan Smith

Activities will include: Master Classes, Sectional Coaching, Ensemble Playing, Individual and Group Performances. Private lessons will be made available during the mornings for an additional fee.

In addition to the more traditional brass instrument training and ensemble experiences, this workshop will feature mini-seminars on such topics as sustainable practice routines; learning and performing solos; making use of technology in your music; and an interactive introduction to jazz and improvisation.

Westwind Brass Summer Workshop Schedule

Price Information for Summer Workshop: Students/Military: $150; Adults: $175.

Register Online at www.westwindbrass.org or call 619-665-9125 (Credit Card or PayPal accepted).

Registration Form and more info



San Diego State University School of Music and Dance,

5500 Campanile Dr., San Diego, CA 92182


For More Information: Contact Westwind Brass

Phone: 619-665-9125 or email: info@westwindbrass.org. Or visit: Westwind Brass

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