Prepare for recitals and auditions; reinvigorate your technique; challenge your assumptions; receive feedback from world-class artists

Special Topics: Power and Range, Flexibility, Audition Preparation, Excerpt Development, Constructing a Routine

Artists: Phil Smith, Mary Elizabeth Bowden, Melvin Jones, Amy McCabe, Nathan Warner, David Dash

Private Lessons: Three lessons (one with each core artist)

Guaranteed participation in at least one masterclass, trumpet ensemble, and a chance to perform as a soloist in our final recital.

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

A P E X is North America’s premiere in-person summer trumpet symposium. On the pristine shores of Lake Lanier, a stone's throw from Atlanta, Georgia, participants hone their creative voices in a stunning lakeside mansion. For full mansion participants, private lessons, topic lectures, masterclasses from world-class artists, time for individual practice, and trumpet ensembles all take place in a positive, supportive, and collegial environment.