The Alessi Seminar

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The Alessi Seminar runs seven full days with daily masterclasses,
orchestral sections, trombone quartets, trombone choir and recitals.

PARTICIPANTS - Mr. Alessi
(by audition)

Group Warmups with all Seminar Faculty
Masterclasses (with piano)
Quartet Coachings and Concert
Orchestral Section Masterclass
Solo Recital Performance
Trombone Choir
Private Lesson with Mr. Alessi

FELLOWS - Mr. Ellefson
(by audition)

Group Warmups with all Seminar Faculty
Masterclasses (with piano)
Quartet Coachings and Concert
Trombone Choir
Observe all Participant Masterclasses

AUDITORS - Dr. Whitaker
(no audition required)

Group Warmups with all Seminar Faculty
Auditor Masterclasses
Specific Masterclasses just for Auditors with Mr. Alessi and Mr. Ellefson
Observe all Participant Masterclasses
Ability to Observe some or all Fellows Masterclasses
Trombone Choir

NEW TO THE SEMINAR THIS YEAR!

HIGH SCHOOL CLASS - Mr. Henniger
(no audition required)

Group Warmups with all Seminar Faculty
Masterclasses with Mr. Henniger
Masterclasses with All Seminar Faculty
Trombone Choir
Alessi Recital
Observe all Participant Masterclasses

The beautiful 295-acre University of Oregon campus is located in Eugene, Oregon. The campus is an arboretum with well over 3,000 trees. Housing is available in the Global Scholars Hall where free wi-fi and a meal plan are included.

We are proud of our long list of Seminar attendees that have gone on to hold some of the most prominent playing and teaching jobs in the field.

Darren Acosta - Principal Trombone of the Finnish Radio Symphony
Sam Barlow - “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band
David Binder - Co-principal Trombone of the Finnish National Opera
Josh Bynum - Professor of Trombone at the University of Georgia
Dan Brady - Bass Trombone with “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band
Andy Chappell - Bass Trombone of the Minnesota Orchestra
Paul Compton - Professor of Trombone at Oklahoma State University
Matthew Crozier - Principal Trombone of the Vancouver Symphony
Chris Davis - Bass Trombone Faculty at Northwestern University
Jim Decker - Professor of Trombone at Texas Tech University
Tim Dugan - “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band
Steve Dunkel - Bass Trombone of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Brad Edwards - Professor of Trombone at the University of South Carolina
Peter Ellefson - Professor of Music at Indiana University
Kirk Ferguson - Second Trombone of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Cristian Ganicenco - Principal Trombone of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Barry Hearn - Assistant Principal Trombone of the National Symphony Orchestra
Brian Hecht - Bass Trombone of the Atlanta Symphony
Henry Henniger - Professor of Trombone at the University of Oregon
Alex Iles - Los Angeles Freelance and Recording Artist
Steve Lange - Second Trombone of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Jon Lombardo - Principal Trombone of the Buffalo Symphony Orchestra
Craig Mulcahy - Principal Trombone of the National Symphony Orchestra
Toby Oft - Principal Trombone of the Boston Symphony
Brent Phillips - Professor of Trombone at Baylor University
Denson Paul Pollard - Bass Trombone of the Finnish Radio Symphony
Charles Reneau - Bass Trombone of the Oregon Symphony
Sam Schlosser - Principal Trombone of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Weston Sprott - MET Opera Orchestra
Amanda Stewart - Associate Principal Trombone of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Jonathan Whitaker - Professor of Trombone at the University of Alabama
Colin Williams - Associate Principal Trombone of the New York Philharmonic
Nathan Zgonc - Second Trombone of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

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