Home for The Forge, the Grace String Quartet, and the Indy Ceremonial Trumpets. Since 1994, Powell Music has continually provided the finest musicians to clients ranging from weddings, churches, recording sessions, corporate events, university functions, and full concert events. We provide full-service musician contracting and management.

Intermediate/Advanced BOOT CAMP

We will provide you with a clear understanding of what is necessary
to become a truly efficient and awesome trumpet player!

Boot Camp Registration Form (pdf)

June 17-21, 2013: Ages 13-21
Ten West Center for the Arts, Fortville, IN
Tuition: $225 (includes all print and digital materials)

Registration deadline: June 15th

This camp is open to trumpet players with a minimum of 2 years experience. There are no age restrictions.
No auditions are required. 

This fully-interactive camp will feature group and one-on-one instruction.

--Your chops WILL be tired at the end of each day, but you WILL make great progress!
--You will receive a comprehensive selection of exercises to improve general and specific areas of your playing, including: Daily Routines ~ Flexibility ~ Endurance ~ Dynamics ~ Single, Double and Triple Tonguing and, yes, RANGE!
--You will learn strategies on exactly HOW to practice in order to improve at the fastest rate possible.
--You will learn how to develop a clear plan that will help you in achieving your next level of playing. 

Daily Schedule:

(Campers will need to provide their own lunches - a refrigerator, microwave are available and there are some fast food restaurants available within walking distance)  
Monday, June 17, 9am-5pm
Tuesday, June 18, 9am-5pm
Wednesday, June 19, 9am-5pm
Thursday, June 20, 9am-5pm
Friday, June 21: 9am-5pm
(scroll to bottom of page for a detailed daily schedule)

Featured Faculty:

Larry Powell: Professional trumpet player with symphonic, big band and studio experience. See Larry's complete resume (pdf). 

For more information, please contact Larry Powell at (317) 490-6994 or email me at larry@powellmusic.net.

Camp Itinerary:
8am-9am Check-in and late registrations on Monday.
Come and get your trumpet geek on Tuesday through Friday from 8am-9am. We will discuss all things trumpet: equipment, players, repertoire, etc.
9am Brief intro and group warm-up
10:15am Break
10:30am FUNdamentals (with emphasis on FUN)
12pm Lunch Break and mouthpiece trials (Hammond Design mouthpieces)
1pm Individual Practice Time & One-on-One with camp staff
2pm Group Reading Session
3pm Break
3:15pm Masterclass
5pm Done!