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Summer Brass Workshop

NYU will no longer be offering this woodwind performance summer workshop in 2023.

Each member of the world-renowned quintet, Manhattan Brass will lead online master classes. There will be two sessions per day for a total of 10 in a five-day period. Every topic imaginable will be covered that pertains to practicing, concert preparation, breathing techniques, networking, and sight reading just to name a few. Both ensembles will focus on success in the music world. 

Program Dates


Application Deadline


Costs and Fees

$55 (Non-Refundable Application Fee)
$850 (Tuition) 
$607 (On-Campus Housing $422, Required Meal Plan $185)
Scholarships and Financial Aid Available

Intended For

High School (16 years and older)
Post-College and Graduate Students
Continuing Professionals

Open to high school students, college students, and young professionals, ages 16 and up.

For more detailed information about studying at NYU Steinhardt, visit the Brass Studies page.

Watch student testimonial videos from Genna Goines and Aliyah Qualls.

Manhattan Brass/The Wallace Collection

Manhattan Brass

Tony Kadleck, trumpet
Wayne du Maine, trumpet
R.J. Kelley, French horn
Michael Seltzer, trombone
David Taylor, bass trombone

The 5 members of the Boston Brass in front of a fountain

Boston Brass

Jeff Conner, trumpet
Jose Sibaja, trumpet
Chris Castellanos, horn
Domingo Pagliuca, trombone
Sam Pilafian, tuba

Audition Requirements

Submit a recording of you performing a solo or section of solo no more than five minutes, and two contrasting etudes. Advanced students may also submit three excerpts in place of the two etudes.

NYU Steinhardt Brass Faculty

Wayne Dumaine

Music Adjunct Faculty, Program Director

Thomas Hoyt

Music Adjunct Faculty

Eric Reed

Music Adjunct Faculty

Per Brevig

Music Adjunct Faculty

Summer 2024 Application


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement & Safety Measures

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NYU has in place ongoing public health measures and requirements to ensure the safety of all University community members.

Costs and Fees

Costs, payment procedures, scholarships, cancellation/refund policy, and financial aid details for our summer programs.

Housing Information

All you need to know about NYU summer program housing including rates, meal plans, services, and check-in/out.

International Student Information

An application checklist and information on English proficiency testing, visas, and health insurance for students from outside the United States.

Contact Us

Program Administration
Summer Programs
212 998 5438

Academic Content 
Wayne J. du Maine
212 998 5828