About the Summit

This year, since we aren’t all able to meet in person in gorgeous Santa Fe, NM, we’re bringing the Summit to you ALL at home completely for FREE. Co-founded and directed by the Trombones of the Santa Fe Opera, we will be bringing you several mini-masterclass videos from each of our 4 Faculty members. Uploading to YouTube on July 28th, you will be able to access these all completely for FREE! You will also have a chance to join us on Zoom on July 29th, for a LIVE interview with Bass Trombonist of the St. Louis Symphony and Edwards Artist, Gerry Pagano! Also on Zoom, join us on July 30th as we host a panel discussion about Auditions and on July 31st for an open Q&A with all 4 of our Faculty. And be sure to join us in Santa Fe in 2021 as we add to the Summit some wonderfully unique ways to take in New Mexico all while Elevating Your Chops.

Want to attend the Summit in 2021?
Here are the 3 ways you can!
  • The Participant Class is open to a limited number of 12 professionals and/or college students (9 tenors, 3 basses). As a Participant, you will work closely and personally with SFTS Faculty in masterclasses, quartet and section coachings and sit-ins, and perform on the final concert in the SFTS Trombone Choir. You must be 18 years of age or older to apply. 

  • As an Auditor, you will be able to attend all masterclasses and performances. You will also have the opportunity to participate in our daily morning warm-ups, panel discussions, and rehearse and perform in the SFTS Trombone Choir on the final concert. While auditors have no age limit, we ask that students under 18 years of age be accompanied by an adult over the age of 21.

  • Online! - NEW to Summit 2021! From the comfort of your own home wherever in the world you live, you now will have the chance to attend select events LIVE ONLINE at the Summit starting in 2021. Details coming October/November 2020.