Fall 2020 Schedule

October 1st-November 21st

Interactive Masterclass Series with Guest and Core Artists
Thursday evenings, 8-9:30PM Eastern Time 

Interactive Fundamentals/Warmup and Special Topics with Core Artists
Saturday mornings, 11AM-12:30PM Eastern Time 

Each fundamentals/warmup class will include roughly 45 minutes of interactive playing and 45 minutes of a special topic.

WEEK 1

October 1st Masterclass:
Nathan Warner
, International Bach Recording and Performing Artist, Sugartone Brass Band

October 3rd Fundamentals:
Warner, Bowden, Dash; Special Topic: Constructing a warm up and routine

WEEK 2

October 8th Masterclass:
Tanya Darby
, Legendary Lead and Commercial Player, Berklee College of Music

October 10th Fundamentals:
Bowden; Special Topic: Piccolo 

WEEK 3

October 15th Masterclass:
Amy McCabe
, Trumpet Soloist and Chamber Musician, Washington D.C.

October 17th Fundamentals:
Warner; Special Topic: Flow exercises for flexibility and range

WEEK 4

October 22nd Masterclass:
Billy Hunter
, Principal Trumpet Metropolitan Opera, University of Texas Austin

October 24th Fundamentals:
Dash; Special topic: Clarity and multiple tongue

WEEK 5

October 29th Masterclass:
Jose Sibaja, International Soloist, Boston Brass, Vanderbilt University

October 31st Fundamentals:
Bowden; Special topic: Response and ease of playing

WEEK 6

November 5th Masterclass:
Mary Elizabeth Bowden, International Soloist, Yamaha Artist, Seraph Brass, Shenandoah Conservatory

November 7th Fundamentals:
Warner; Special topic: Eliminating tension from the procedure

WEEK 7

November 12th Masterclass:
Caleb Hudson
, International Soloist, Canadian Brass, University of North Texas

November 14th Fundamentals:
Dash; Special topic: Intuitive vs analytical playing

WEEK 8

November 19th Masterclass:
David Dash, Yamaha Artist, Santa Fe Opera, University of North Carolina School of the Arts

November 21st Fundamentals:
Warner, Bowden, Dash; Special Topic: Careers in music; Q&A