Summer Music Institute

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Registration deadline is
July 16, 2021

The Summer Music Institute is open to all students entering 9th grade through 12th grade.

Summer Music Institute

Presenting the Second Annual Anna Maria College Summer Music Institute
for High School Students and Band Directors featuring Guest Conductor, Brian Balmages

Open to all high school music students (including rising 9th graders). This in-person experience will be held on the Anna Maria College Campus and include a structured week of instruction. Classes will include performing in Wind Ensemble and Chamber Music Groups, Masterclasses, Virtual Masterclasses, and Daily Breathing Gym taught by Anna Maria College music faculty and musicians from around the world.

Students will have the opportunity to continue their musical learning from world-class musicians, teachers, and leaders. Band Directors will be given access to every session and upon completion of the program, and a certificate of completion will be emailed to each registered student.

More Information

Daily Schedule
Faculty
Costs
Anna Maria College Summer Music Institute

Daily Schedule

Daily Schedule
August 9 – 13, 2021

10:00 a.m.
10:45 a.m.
12:15 p.m.
1:15 p.m.
2:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m.

Breathing Gym
Wind Ensemble Rehearsal
Masterclasses (in-person/virtual)
Chamber Music
Wind Ensemble Rehearsal
Leadership Virtual Masterclasses

Faculty

Classes will include performing in Wind Ensemble and Chamber Music Groups, Masterclasses, Virtual Masterclasses, and Daily Breathing Gym taught by Anna Maria College music faculty and musicians from around the world.

Virtual Masterclass Instructors

Wycliffe Gordon
International Trombone Soloist, former member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet and Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.

Al Vizzutti
International Trumpet Soloist, Music Educator and Composer.

Mimi Stillman
International Flute Soloist, Artistic Director of Dolce Suono Ensemble.

Pat Sheridan
International Tuba Soloist, former member of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. Co- author of “The Breathing Gym”.

Matthew Arau
Founder of Upbeat Global and Chair of the Music Education Department and Associate Director of Bands at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music.

Loras Schissel
Senior Musicologist at the Library of Congress. Co- authored The Complete Literary and Musical Works of John Philip Sousa.

Vadim Karpinos
Assistant Principal Timpani, Chicago Symphony.

Ryan Middagh
Director of Jazz Studies Vanderbilt University and Director of Ryan Middagh Jazz Orchestra.

In-Person Coaching/Masterclass Instructors

Nike Beaudry
Clarinet

Amy Carroll
Flute

Jeff Conner
Trumpet

Neal Melley
Trombone

Reagan Paras
Conducting

Thomas Wilson
Percussion

Music Institute Staff

Executive Director
Dr. Melissa Martiros
Director of Music, Anna Maria College

Artistic Director
Jeff Conner
Anna Maria College Faculty

Artistic Consultants
Thomas Wilson
Anna Maria College Faculty

Miriam Jensen
Director of Anna Maria College Wind Ensemble

Reagan Paras
Director of Music Education and Choral Activities

Costs

Individuals
$250          In-person sessions
$100          Virtual session*
*  Virtual registrations will have access to all virtual masterclasses/clinics only

Band Programs
For 10 or more students $1,750 ($175 per student)
Band Directors free to attend

ONLY 50 SEATS ARE AVAILABLE
Summer is fast approaching and so is the priority registration deadline of July 16, 2021. This will be an unmatched experience for high school musicians. Attendees will benefit from face-to-face time with world renowned musicians and teachers. Click here to register for Anna Maria College’s Summer Music Institute.

For More Information
If you have questions regarding this exciting program, please email musicinstitute@annamaria.edu.