The affordable way to take your playing to the next level!

Scholarships up to $500

available to all applicants!

July 10-16, 2016

Pre-formed ensembles pay only one, discounted application fee for the entire group!

Have you spent the last year in a chamber group as part of your university’s music curriculum? Or maybe you have a group of friends that you get together with, and read through quintet literature on a regular basis. You can apply to RMBI as a pre-formed ensemble!

NEW! Professional Fellowship Program

Back by popular demand, the Professional Fellowship Program is designed for launching and professional ensembles who are looking to increase their competitive edge in performance expertise and business acumen. Learn more by clicking here.

“What do I gain from attending the Rafael Mendez Brass Institute?”

Prestige:  Premier brass festival, featuring instruction and performances by world-acclaimed brass professionals.

Interaction: Daily coaching, master-classes and seminars focused on your professional growth.

Inspiration: Daily concerts and recitals, including faculty concerto performances accompanied by the Denver Municipal Band, jazz artist night, Denver Brass Concert, and of course a culminating performance by the world-renowned Summit Brass.

Insight:  Master-classes, chamber coaching, seminars and open Summit Brass rehearsals give participants the opportunity to see first-hand how professionals approach entrepreneurial businesses, professional growth and performances.

Networking:  Build professional relationships with colleagues and faculty.

Application fee: $35 (non-refundable)
Tuition: $875
Tuition scholarships available in amounts up to $500 each
Enrollment opens November 15, 2015
Limited to 150 participants
Enrollment open through mid-June 2016

50 Auditor Positions Available*
Auditor Tuition: $325
Daily drop-in rate: $50

*Auditors do not participate in ensembles.