Pre-College Trombone

June 20-26, 2021

This program, for senior high trombonists, provides the opportunity to develop advanced technical and interpretive skills in a variety of musical styles and genres through masterclasses, individual lessons, chamber ensembles and private practice time. Students are exposed to a wide range of repertoire and learn about diverse facets of trombone literature and performance practice. Trombone students will have the opportunity to perform in brass quintets, trombone choir, and a brass choir coached by ISYM faculty members as part of the ISYM Pre-College Academy.

Final Concert Schedule


Application Materials


More information on tuition

Pre- College Scholarship


On opening Sunday, Pre-College Trombonists will have an audition to determine placement in the trombone choir.

Typical Pre-College Trombone Daily Schedule:

Program Faculty Artist

Elliot Chasanov, The University of Illinois

Now in his third decade at the University of Illinois, Elliot Chasanov was appointed Professor of Trombone with permanent tenure in 1991. As a soloist, Chasanov has presented recitals in many of the world's most prestigious venues including The Royal Academy of Music in London and Warsaw's Frederic Chopin College of Music. In December 2001 he was featured as trombone soloist with the Polish National Philharmonic-Bialystok and presented a solo recital in Florianka, Krakow's famed chamber concert hall. Read more about Professor Chasanov here.