Brian Rollins Fortissimo: Turn up the Music!

Course Description

In music, fortissimo (ff ) means to play loudly. At Trinity Episcopal School, fortissimo means a dynamic, summer music camp for intermediate-level woodwind, brass and percussion musicians. Rising 5th through 9th grade musicians will take part in a multidimensional exploration of musical skills and concepts, including ensemble and sectional rehearsals and performances, composition in our digital music lab and jazz improvisation. Each week finishes with a festive concert!

List of 5 items.

  • Cost

    1 Week $190, Dual Week Enrollment $300
  • Dates

    • Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19 (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
    • Monday, June 22 – Friday, June 26 (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) 
  • Director

    Brian Rollins,
  • Grades

    Rising 5-9
  • Location

    Perkinson Arts Center, Music Suite

About the Director

Brian Rollins received his Bachelor’s Degree from Elon College and his master’s degree from the University of South Carolina. He was a performer at Busch Gardens and in numerous bands playing big band, soul, R&B, salsa and blues. Rollins teaches music at Trinity Episcopal School and directs the concert, jazz and pep bands. He oversees the Titans of Tomorrow Jazz and Art Festival, a signature annual event hosted each spring by Trinity.

Trinity Episcopal School

3850 Pittaway Drive | Richmond, Virginia 23235 Phone: 804.272.5864 Fax: 804.272.4652 Email: