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

Scholarships up to $500

available to all applicants!

July 12-18, 2015

NEW FOR 2015: 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 FOR 2015: Professional Fellowship Program

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: $850
Tuition scholarships available in amounts up to $500 each
Enrollment opens January 1, 2015
Limited to 150 participants
Enrollment open through June 2015

50 Auditor Positions Available*
Auditor Tuition: $300
Daily drop-in rate: $50

*Auditors do not participate in ensembles.