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 6 items.

  • Grades

    Rising 6-9*

    (*or younger students with 2+ years of playing experience)
  • Dates

    Session 1:
    • Monday, June 17 - Friday, June 21 (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
    Session 2:
    • Monday, June 24 - Friday, June 28 (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
  • Cost

    One-Week Enrollment: $295
    Dual-Week Enrollment: $495
  • Instruments

    Bass, Brass, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Woodwinds
  • Location

    Perkinson Arts Center, Rehearsal hall
  • Director

    Brian Rollins,

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

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