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Northwestern University Summer Trombone Masterclass

June 30 - July 5

June 30-July 5, 2019 (One-week session)

Faculty Recital: June 30 at 3:00 pm

Schedule: MTW 9:00 am-4:00 pm; Th 9:30 am-6:30 pm; F participant recital and conclusion 10:00 am-1:30 pm

Location: Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

Trombone performance masterclass. Active performers, as well as auditors, are welcome. Classes will be led by Chicago Symphony Orchestra Trombonist Michael Mulcahy


This summer trombone workshop will feature an exhaustive exposure to fundamentals, training for orchestral auditions, master classes focusing on the interpretation of solo literature, and chamber music performance. Michael Mulcahy appears around the globe as a soloist and teacher. He has led Northwestern’s trombone studio since 1999 and his students occupy major positions in orchestras worldwide, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony and the Berlin Philharmonic. A member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1989, Mulcahy is also principal trombone with Chicago’s Music of the Baroque and the Grand Teton Music Festival. Previously he was principal trombone with Australia’s Tasmanian Symphony and Melbourne Symphony and solo trombone with the Cologne Radio Symphony.



June 30
July 5