Summer Session June 13-19, 2021

Auditor Registration AvailableFull Participation Closed

Five Skill Sharpening Sessions: Power, Range, Articulation, Flexibility, Speed

Special Topics: Career Versatility, Peak Performance, Jazz Explorations

Artists: Wynton Marsalis, Phil Smith, Tine Thing Helseth, Mary Elizabeth Bowden, Nathan Warner, David Dash, Selina Ott, Kyla Moscovich

Three Private Lessons: One each with Mary Elizabeth Bowden, Nathan Warner, and David Dash

Guaranteed participation in at least one masterclass

Apex is North America’s premiere online trumpet symposium. 

TRANSFORM your mindset

INVIGORATE your practice

EXPERIENCE world class artists 

CONNECT to a community of enthusiastic participants

The Apex Trumpet Symposium was founded by Mary Elizabeth Bowden, David Dash, and Nathan Warner. Apex brings participants into the sphere of some of the most successful and innovative artists from around the world.

Apex serves as a challenging program for emerging professionals, college music majors, developing amateur players, and budding young artists alike.

Courses include:

  • Masterclasses with world-renowned guest artists
  • Fundamentals classes, focusing on upper register, endurance, efficiency, articulation, and flexibility
  • Recital and audition preparation
  • Mock auditions and strategies for preparation
  • Surprise guest appearances