Boston Brass Summer Institute
June 13-17, 2022 | NDSU Reineke Fine Arts Building
The Boston Brass Summer Intensive invites high school, college, and adult brass musicians interested in chamber music to a week-long session featuring the world-renowned Boston Brass.
For 31 years, Boston Brass has set out to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. Performing exciting classical arrangements to burning jazz standards, Boston Brass treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment captivating all ages. The mission of Boston Brass is to connect with students and help them discover new levels of musicianship. From breathing gym exercises to working on balance and phrasing to general musical and life advice, the Boston Brass provides a wealth of encouragement, perspective, and inspiration to musicians of all ages.
Patrick Sheridan is one of the most celebrated tuba soloists in his instrument's history. He has performed more than 3,500 concerts in over 50 countries in venues ranging from the White House to NBA half-time shows to the Hollywood Bowl. He is a former member of "The President's Own" United States Marine Band and has been featured on NBC's "Today Show" and NPR's "All Things Considered." He is the Chief Design Consultant for Jupiter Band Instruments, XO Brass, and Hercules Stands. Patrick also frequently works across the United States as a guest conductor with university bands and orchestras as well as high school and middle school all-state and regional honor bands and orchestras most recently serving the the Nebraska All-State Band Conductor.
- Performance opportunities in:
- Student groups
- Combined professional/student groups
- Masterclass settings
- Boston Brass open rehearsals
- Boston Brass live performances
- Coaching from the members of the Boston Brass and Special Guest Conductor and Clinician, Patrick Sheridan
- Audition preparation
- Performance masterclasses
- Stage Presence and performance anxiety
- Sessions and applied lessons with NDSU Faculty
Tuition is $950 and includes on-campus housing and dining. A la Carte pricing available.
Details coming soon. All performances are free and take place in Beckwith Recital Hall.