DePauw University's brass area consists of trumpet, trombone, tuba, euphonium, and French horn. Brass students regularly participate in the University Band, University Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, and chamber ensembles.
4 Degree options with multiple opportunities to perform and learn!
There are a variety of opportunities for brass majors.
- Brass majors have the opportunity to audition for the yearly concerto competition.
- As world renowned guest artists visit DePauw, our students are able to imagine a broader vision of what is possible as a 21st-century performing artist. Master teachers are invited to campus to work with DePauw voice students in a variety of instructional and performance settings. Clinicians have included Velvet Brown, Tom Riccobono, St. Louis Brass Quintet, and members of Canadian Brass.
- Brass majors regularly participate in large ensembles, including the DePauw University Orchestra, DePauw University Band, or DePauw Jazz Ensemble. They can also perform in a variety of brass chamber ensembles are offered each semester.
- Brass majors can participate in the orchestra for DePauw Musicals and DePauw Operas.
- Brass major learn more about their instrument in degree specific courses such as Symphonic Literature and Pedagogy.
- Off-Campus Study: There are a rich array of opportunities available to DePauw students for both international and domestic off-campus study. Locations recently selected include Vienna, Milan, Paris, London, Dresden, New York, Philadelphia and Florence.
- DePauw is a leading university for study abroad and internship opportunities and this is especially the case for our School of Music students. DePauw Music Students have recently studied in Austria, Brazil, and New York City, and performed internships and tours in China and Germany.
DEPAUW GOLD WITHIN:
Vincent Luciano '21
The ability to connect with professors and students alike have shaped my experience and offered me opportunities I would otherwise not have access to. People at DePauw want you to succeed and are willing to go to incredible lengths to make that possible for you.