brass & woodwinds
For brass & woodwind players, the Annie Moses Summer Music Festival is an exciting exploration in multiple genres from classical to jazz. Acclaimed arranger/pianist Bill Wolaver and first-call jazz guitarist James DaSilva collaborate on a wide variety of orchestral pieces and original jazz tunes that are tailor arranged to suit your strengths.
The Festival offers instruction in:
Classes include ensemble, jazz theory & improvisation, and technique. only will you experience a wide range of ensembles. Best of all, you will participate in high-energy shows with your fellow performers at some of Nashville's best venues!
“What kind of music will I play?"
Everything from Beethoven to Count Basie to Gershwin. It’s a musical kaleidoscope!
“How much practice/rehearsal is there?”
The Festival is not for the faint of heart - we have multiple shows to prepare! Each student is "cast" in at least two performances. It's mere days to get two shows prepped, polished and performed!
“Will I get experience playing a variety of genres?”
Yes - the Festival immerses you in a variety of styles from Jazz to Classical to Pop.
“What makes the Brass & Woodwinds Track unique?”
Our arrangements are original and tailor-written by some of the best arrangers in the business. Also you get an extraordinary live performance experience at a great venue with other passionate players.