English Brass Academy
Dates & times
Start date:
02/07/2018 - 09:00 AM
End date:
07/07/2018 - 12:00 AM
Register by:
15/06/2018 - 05:00 PM

3 days  £299

Kolbuszowa, Poland
36-100 Kolbuszowa

Contact details
Sam O'Shaughnessy
01306 508060

Poland Trumpet Academy
Kolbuszowa, Poland
Participants will be offered individual coaching with distinguished tutors and be presented with a variety of teaching methods based on a wide range of knowledge and experience.
Performance ensembles for:
Junior : Grades 3 - 5
Intermediate : Grades 6 - 8
Advanced : Grades 8+
Course leaders: Paul Archibald & Thomas Slusarczyk
In collaboration with Letnia Trumpet Academy
Summer Workshops and Ensembles for Trumpeters
Kolbuszowa, Poland Monday July 2nd - Saturday 7th 2018

Summer Trumpet Academy is aimed at musicians who are 16 years + and is ideal for advanced musicians, players working towards A levels or students at university or music conservatoire. The programme focuses on ensemble playing, masterclasses, workshops, baroque trumpet classes and other activities such as theory of jazz improvisation, orchestral studies and will feature both tutor and participant concerts. The workshops are designed to help students develop and reinforce the skills essential for progressing to the next level as performers.

These workshops create interactive opportunities to learn about different methods and ideas in trumpet performance and help equip trumpeters with the many different concepts and skills to become rounded and versatile musicians. The course will allow the participants to study and perform a stimulating range of music from the solo and ensemble repertoire facilitating improvement in technical and musical proficiency. They will also be offered individual coaching with distinguished tutors and be presented with a variety of teaching methods based on a wide range of knowledge and experience.

The workshops are also designed for trumpeters of all abilities and experience and will be held in an inclusive and friendly atmosphere. During the workshops there will also be exhibitions and presentations from instrument manufacturers such as Munwitz, Weimann Brass, Krinner / Schlub Brass Instruments and Protline Carol Brass

Special Guests
Regent Brass, London
The Summer Trumpet Academy is organised by the Association for Social Development "Colbusovia" in collaboration with the National School of Music, Kolbuszowa and English Brass Academy. The event will take place in the State Primary School of Music in Kolbuszowa from 2nd-7th of July, 2018.

The course itinerary will include: masterclasses, lectures, exhibitions, chamber music, concerts by the tutors, participants and guest ensembles. The closing date for applications is July 1st 2017 and application is via online booking

Option 1: Inclusive cost for the Academy is £299 which includes course fee, food and accommodation in the student house/dormitory - shared baths, 2-3 people per room)
Option 2: Cost for the Academy course and food but without accommodation is £249

Suggestions for hotel accommodation are below. Please contact the hotels directly to book.
Hotel Dworek is a 10 min walk to the School. A single room is approx £25 per night and a double room approx. £35 per night.
Center Sport is 1-3km from the School and rooms are available from £12 per night.
Stadion Kolbuszowa is a 15min walk to the School with a combination of rooms with en-suite bathroom and rooms with shared bathroom.
The nearest airport to Kolbuszowa is Rzeszow Airport, approximately 20 minutes taxi ride from Kolbuszowa.
There is a direct flight from London Stansted to Rzeszow via Ryan Air.
The Kolbuszowa Music School website can be found here: Kolbuszowa Music School website

Course Tutors
All tutors are internationally acclaimed principal players

Paul Archibald Trumpet
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Sinfonietta, BBC National Orchestra Wales, Principal Trumpet and Chairman of the London Mozart Players, Britten Sinfonia, Orchestra of St John's, PJBE and English Brass. Artistic Director of English Brass Academy and English Music Academy. Musical Director of Regent Brass.

Thomas Slusarczyk Trumpet
Soloist, chamber musician, Capella Cracoviensis and Radio Symphony Orchestra Krakow. Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Professor Krakow Academy of Music replica cartier and Academy of Music F. Nowowiejskiego w Bydgoszczy

Wacław Mulak Trumpet
Radio Symphony Orchestra Kraków, Radio Symphony Orchestra Warsaw, State Chamber Orchestra Gdansk, Sinfonietta Tübingen, Orchestra of the Opera Stuttgart. Principalt. Trumpet State Philharmonic Kraków, Assistant Professor Academy of Music Kraków

Pierre Badel Trumpet
Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra, Bayerische Staatsoper/! ayerisches Staatsorchester München, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux, Orchestre Colonne, Orchestre Pasdeloup, Orchestre Les Sičcles, Orchestre Symphonique Européen, Orchestre Philharmonique replica orologi di lusso Europe, International Mahler Orchestra

Tamir Akta Trumpet
Tamir Akta, winner of the 1991 Interlaken Classics Competition, ex-principal trumpet and soloist with the young Israel Philharmonic, soloist, chamber musician, composing. Tamir teaches trumpet and supervises an elementary school music education project in Raanana.