Berklee Prepares For Sax and Brass Weekend


High school saxophone, trumpet and trombone players—plus one tuba player—from around the world will converge in Boston from June 21-23, as Berklee College of Music hosts its annual Saxophone Weekend and Brass Weekend. Students of all ages will be able to develop their skills in improvisation, group playing and performance through master classes, group lessons and ensembles. Berklee’s world-renowned brass and woodwind faculty will present classes, clinics, and concerts.

Brass Weekend faculty will include Ken Cervenka, Jeff Galindo, Charles Lewis, Scott deOgburn and Phil Wilson. Saxophone Weekend will feature talented faculty from the Woodwind Department, plus special guest artists.

Several concerts on Friday and Saturday are free and open to the public:

Friday, June 21

Faculty concert featuring trombonist Jeff Galindo and trumpeter Ken Cervenka 7-8 p.m., Room 1A, 1140 Boylston St.

Faculty saxophone concert: 7–8 p.m., David Friend Recital Hall, 921 Boylston St.

Saturday, June 22

Faculty concert featuring trombonist Phil Wilson and trumpeter Charles Lewis 7-8 p.m., Room 1A, 1140 Boylston St.

Concert featuring faculty saxophonist Jim Odgren with students 7-8 p.m., David Friend Recital Hall, 921 Boylston St.

Sunday, June 23

Student concert and awards 2-4:30 p.m., Berklee Performance Center, 136 Mass. Ave.

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