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2018 Alessi Seminar

September 4 – 8, 2018

Fossano (CN) ITALY

The Alessi Seminar runs five full days with daily masterclasses, trombone choir, trombone sections and recitals.


Joseph Alessi, First Trombone New York Philharmonic for tenor trombones

Stefan Schulz, Bass Trombone Berliner Philharmoniker for bass trombones


First Prize €1,000 to be awarded to the winner. For details Click Here.

All attendees (Participants and Auditors) should arrive in Fossano on Monday Sept. 3 and plan to depart on Sunday Sept. 9

Student Participants (20)

10 Tenor trombones (5 Italians and 5 non-Italians)
10 Bass trombones without nationality limits


There is no limit to the number of Auditor participants. Each Auditor must fill out the Application Form and send a copy of payment for €200.00 by email to before Sept. 1, 2018

Here is a sample daily schedule for the Seminar:

8:30-9:00 Group Warm-up (led by Alessi and others)

9:00-1:00 Participant Masterclass

2:30-3:30 Piano Rehearsal

3:30-5:00 Participant Masterclass

5:00-7:00 Piano Rehearsal/Trombone Choir

Evening Concert/Trombone Sections


If selected as a Participant you will be required to attend the entire Seminar.

Student Participant €500,00

Student Auditor €200,00

Daily Student Auditor €30,00


For housing Click Here

Travel Arrangements

Check-in: September 3, 2018

Check-out: September 9, 2018


Click Here for Audition Requirements