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Welcome to the Acceptd Application and Audition Portal for the New England Virtual Trumpet Seminar! We are excited that you found your way here and are looking forward to receiving your applications. 

The New England Virtual Trumpet Seminar was organized to fill the void left by music festival and camp closures. Through Zoom video conferencing, these 5-day seminars will offer musical inspiration, information and structure for students of all ages. Some of the best American and European trumpet players and teachers are coming together virtually to bring you this exciting and varied program of masterclasses, lessons, and discussions. 

Our faculty and guest artists are members of the Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Metropolitan Opera, Dallas Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, Berlin Philharmonic, and Concertgebouw Orchestra. They will be presenting classes on topics of interest to trumpeters of all ages. From fundamentals and warm-ups to taking auditions and performing concerti, our faculty will cover a tremendous amount of material in a two-week period. 

We hope you will join us! 

NEVTS Details: 

College Session (June 8-12): Students age 19-28 

High School Session (June 15-19): students currently in grades 9-12 

Online classes will be held Monday-Friday from 9:30-3:00 EDT. Participants’ private lessons take place throughout the week from 3-6 pm. 

Click on the Resources tab above to view the full NEVTS schedule.

Participant package includes: 

  • Three 45-minute private Lessons with NEVTS faculty 
  • 20 hours of group instruction including: 
  • Daily warm-up/Fundamentals Classes 
  • Daily Masterclasses 
  • Daily Trumpet Forums taught by our world-class Guest Artists 

Participants in either session may audit the other 5-day session at no extra charge. 

We are also offering an auditor package of 20 hours of group instruction per 5-day session. 

Auditor package includes: 

  • Viewing Access to: 
○ Daily Warm-up/Fundamentals classes ○ Daily Masterclasses ○ Trumpet Forums 
  • Participation via chat room during Trumpet Forums 

Participant Fees: 

College Session(June 8-12): $800 + $30 application fee*** 

High School Session (June 15-19): $800 + $30 application fee*** 

Auditor Fees: 

College Session (June 8-12): $30 per day or $135 per 5-day session + $15 application fee*** 

High School Session (June 15-19): $30 per day or $135 per 5-day session +$15 application fee*** 

How to Apply: 

Select the desired application from the drop down menu above. 

Applications and recordings may be submitted starting May 8 and will be considered on a ROLLING basis until we have accepted 15 participants per session. An unlimited number of auditors may apply. 

***Please note that the $30 participant application fee and $15 Auditor application fee may be waived by Acceptd for those that qualify. Check here for details. 

Important Dates: 

May 8th: Applications Open for consideration 

Once accepted, a non-refundable $100 deposit will guarantee your placement in NEVTS. 

June 1: Tuition balance due for NEVTS Participants 

June 6 : Auditor fees due for College Session 

June 8: NEVTS College Session begins! 

June 13: Auditor fees due for High School Session 

June 15: NEVTS High School Session begins! 

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