Pre-College Tuba and Euphonium

June 21 - 27, 2020

This program, for senior high tuba and euphonium players, 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 low brass literature and performance practice. Low brass students will have the opportunity to perform in brass quintets, tuba and euphonium choir, low brass quartets, 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

Audition/Welcome Letter

On opening Sunday, Euphonium and Tuba participants will audition to determine placement in the Euphonium and Tuba ensemble.

Typical Pre-College Low Brass Daily Schedule


Program Faculty Artist

Mark Moore, University of Illinois

Mark Moore is Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Illinois. Previously, he taught at the University of Southern Mississippi and at Shenandoah College and Conservatory of Music. His teachers include Arnold Jacobs (former principal tuba with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra), Robert LeBlanc and Dan Perantoni. Many of his students have won honors at the International Tuba Euphonium Association conferences and hold orchestra, band, and teaching positions at universities throughout the country.