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General Information

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • 2023 Summit Dates: July 24-28, 2023

  • Audition Repertoire Announcement: November 1st, 2022

  • Early-Application Deadline: April 1st, 2023 (reduced application fee)

  • Application Deadline: April 15th, 2023

  • Participant Announcement: April 30th, 2023

How to Attend

Participant Class 

 

Our core program open to 16-20 college students and/or professionals. As a Participant, you will work closely and personally with SFTS Faculty performing for at least 30 minutes between 2 separate masterclasses, rehearse with and be coached by our faculty in a chamber group comprised of your peers, play beside our Faculty and fellow Participants during orchestral section sit-ins, and perform on the final concert with your chamber group and in the SFTS Trombone Choir. Additionally, you'll attend a guest lecture on performance psychology. You must be 18 years of age or older to apply. 

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Honors Class 

 

Comprised of the top 4 Participants (3 tenors, 1 bass) based on their audition, Participants selected to the Honors Class will have the opportunity to perform for our Guest Artist in their masterclass as well as receive a chamber coaching from them. In addition to working closely with our Guest Artist, Participants selected to the Honors Class will also play for one of our Faculty members in a second masterclass for a total of at least 30 minutes between 2 separate masterclasses, rehearse with and be coached by our faculty in a chamber group comprised of your peers, play beside our Faculty and fellow Participants during orchestral section sit-ins, and perform on the final concert with your chamber group and in the SFTS Trombone Choir. Additionally, you'll attend a guest lecture on performance psychology.  You must be 18 years of age or older to apply. 

Auditor Class 

 

We are currently not offering an Auditor Class for the 2023 Summit.

Tuition

Tuition* rates are as follows:

  • Participant and Honors Class: $600

 

Non-refundable Application Fee: $40

Non-refundable Early Application Fee*: $20

*Materials must be received by April 1st, 2023 to qualify for the Early Application Fee

Tuition rates include the cost of all events and classes, including concerts, masterclasses, coachings, etc. Tuition rates do NOT include any optionally scheduled 30-minute private lessons with Faculty members. 30-minute private lessons with our Faculty are scheduled on a first-come-first-served basis at the rate of $45. Spots are limited

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Housing

All who attend the Santa Fe Trombone Summit are responsible for their own lodging, meals, and transportation. There are some hotels within walking distance that offer competitive and affordable pricing in Santa Fe.

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