Aspen Music Festival And School

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Important Information
  • Fellowships and scholarships available to full-session applicants. Click here to learn more about Fellowships and Financial Assistance 
  • Applicants should submit the financial aid form for access to all funding opportunities
  • VIDEO audition recordings are required
  • Tenor trombone must audition with tenor trombone repertoire
  • Bass trombone must audition with bass trombone repertoire
  • Tenor trombone fellowship recipient is chosen from general applicant pool
  • Additional repertoire is required for euphonium consideration
  • Students under the age of 18 do not play in orchestra but may take private lessons and participate in chamber music 
Fees & Deadlines
Deadline: January 5, 2022
Application open September 15, 2021

Application Fee

$25 September 15-October 15, 2021
$60 October 16-December 1, 2021
$125 December 2, 2021-January 5, 2022
Teaching Faculty

Tenor Trombone

Full Session

Half Session I

ORCHESTRAL OPPORTUNITIES 

The Aspen Music Festival and School tenor trombone department offers the opportunity to play premier assignments alongside artist-faculty from major U.S. orchestras or as principal in a variety of ensembles. For details on the student orchestral experience, please see the Orchestra/Instrumental program page. 

Please see our Fellowships and Financial Aid page to learn more about our many fellowship and scholarship opportunities.

 

HOW TO APPLY 

APPLICATION OPEN SEPTEMBER 15

  • Resume required
  • Two letters of recommendation encouraged but not required
     

AUDITION REPERTOIRE

TENOR TROMBONE

All tenor trombone applicants must submit the required tenor trombone repertoire in INDIVIDUAL VIDEO TRACKS. 

  • Two contrasting solo movements (fast, slow); accompaniment not required
  • MOZART: Requiem, K. 626 (“Tuba mirum”)
  • ROSSINI: La Gazza Ladra (Overture)
  • RAVEL: Bolero
     

EUPHONIUM (full session only) 

To be considered for euphonium placement, please submit the following excerpt in INDIVIDUAL VIDEO TRACKS.

  • ARBAN: Fourteen Characteristic Studies (select one)

 

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Recording Specifications
  • Recordings must be recent: made no more than three months prior to application.
  • Each excerpt or work must be played through without stopping.
  • All excerpts and works must be uploaded in the order listed.
  • Please label each upload with the name of the excerpt or work. DO NOT include your name.

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO