Summer Trumpet Boot Camp

Session I: June 21-25 from 2:30-5pm
Session II: June 28-July 2 from 2:30-5pm
at New Trier High School – Northfield Campus

Cost: $325 a week

All sessions will be held outdoors, weather permitting, or via Zoom in case of bad weather


Personal, interactive workshop for students in Grades 6-12 with at least two years of playing experience. Afternoon start accommodates students with morning summer classes.

  • Learn how to improve tone, range, technique and sight-reading
  • Strengthen your chops and style
  • Work with a skilled educator and professional player in a non-competitive atmosphere
  • Camp will be held outdoors, in small groups of no more than six students to allow for social distancing

Participants may sign up for one or both session, as they will cover different music and be tailored to the students attending. Click here to download the application form, which includes instructions on how to submit and save your spot. Or email the instructor for more information.


Special Opportunity – Practice with a Pro this summer

For motivated high school and college-age trumpet players: work side-by-side with professional trumpet player Bruce Daugherty for two hours a day Monday-Thursday to develop a personally tailored practice routine, build endurance and strengthen sight-reading skills.

Limited space is available for one-week sessions during the summer. Email for more information.