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