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Brass Program


CCPA is pleased to announce our Summer Brass Fest, July 12 to July 18 on the Roosevelt University campus! High school and college students will take part in lessons, master classes, recitals, chamber music and large brass ensemble rehearsals, classes, and much more. A few fun field trips will also be planned, along with opportunities to hear the Grant Park Festival Orchestra. You may email Dean Patrick Zylka with any questions.

July 12 to July 18, 2015
Roosevelt University Campus
430 S Michigan Avenue

There is no audition or application fee required

Tuition for the program is $800
Meal plan for participants NOT staying in the dormitory: $155.40
Housing for those 18 and under: $376.20 (this includes meals)
Housing for those over 18: $436.20 (this includes meals)

Faculty Includes:

David Gordon, trumpet (Seattle Symphony and Grant Park Orchestra)
Billy Hunter, trumpet (Metropolitan Opera and Grant Park Orchestras)
Channing Philbrick*, trumpet (Lyric Opera and Grant Park Orchestras)
Mark Ridenour*, trumpet (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
Jon Boen*, horn (Lyric Opera and Grant Park Orchestras)
David Griffin*, horn (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
Reed Capshaw*, trombone (Elgin Symphony Orchestra)
Jay Friedman*, trombone (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
Gene Pokorny*, tuba (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
Charles Schuchat*, tuba (Elgin Symphony Orchestra)
Gaudete Brass Quintet (Ensemble In Residence, Roosevelt University)
*Indicates Roosevelt University faculty

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