Boston Brass

Welcome! Thank you for registering to participate in the Boston Brass Summer Winds Seminar.

When people think of Boston, the first things that usually come to mind are the Boston Tea Party, the Red Sox, the Freedom Trail and the Boston Marathon. But when music people think of Beantown, it's the inimitable Boston Brass that comes to the forefront.

For more than 30 years, Boston Brass has entertained thousands with their electrifying and fun performances that include exciting classical arrangements, burning jazz standards and everything in between. Besides entertaining, the band is committed to educating students of all ages through masterclasses and presentations at conferences and clinics around the world.

The Boston Brass Summer Winds Seminar is further evidence of the band's educational commitment.

In addition to the members of Boston Brass, the seminar features top artists and educators. You can continue to learn from these presenters from the resources below.

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Boston Brass Resources 


Jeffrey Khaner, Principal Flute Philadelphia Orchestra

Chelsea Knox, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Mimi Stillman, Dolce Suono Ensemble


John Bruce Yeh, Chicago Symphony Orchestra


Ryan Middagh, Vanderbilt University

Alexa Tarantino, Jazz at Lincoln Center Educator


Daniel Grabois, University of Wisconsin

Larry Williams, Peabody Institute of Music


Wayne Bergeron, International Trumpet Soloist

Mary Elizabeth Bowden, International Trumpet Soloist

Rex Richardson, International Trumpet Soloist

Christopher Still, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Honesty Pill


Euphonium and Tuba 

Matt (Doc) Stratton, Cadets Drum and Bugle Corp 


Andres Astrand, International Mallet Artist

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