MBI Brass Education Workshop 2020

 

PROGRAM FAQs

What are the age limits/rules/policies?

Minnesota Brass is an all-age organization. This program is open to brass instrument musicians at all levels of musicianship, high school age through seniors.

We seek to support music education and the marching arts in Minnesota by adding an opportunity for wind players that percussionists and color guard members have enjoyed for years.

Please note that any participant under age 18 will need the permission of their parent/guardian in order to participate.  Current high school students will also be required to have the permission of their music teacher/band director.

What is the program schedule?

Schedule: Fridays 6:30-9:30 p.m. February 21 through May 8, 2020.
Location: Inver Hills Community College, Fine Arts Building (Band Room), 2500 80th St E, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076.

What is the performance schedule?

The program also contemplates solo & ensemble recitals and concerts. Performance details will be determined once the program starts and participants have been reviewed for performance capabilities.

How much does the program cost?

$100.00.

What should I expect at the beginning?  Should I prepare something for an audition?

At this time, there are no specific audition requirements.

All participants will be reviewed by the instructor for performance capabilities. The purpose of the review is simply to learn more about you and your performance capabilities. Individual and ensemble education will be offered based on performance skills.

Come as you are, bring your horn and expect to improve your performance skills during this program.

How do I get involved?

Complete a member interest form if you haven’t already.  We’ll then email you the audition packet to review.
Bring your instrument (Marching Brass, Orchestral Brass instruments) Minnesota Brass will also have marching brass instruments available for loan-out to musicians needing an instrument. Please consult with the program Instructor if you need an instrument.
Wear comfortable clothing.
Come ready to play and prepared to do your best.
Come well rested and with a fantastic attitude to embark on a new venture!