University of Kentucky Junior Trumpet Institute


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June 10-13, 2019


General Information

-This program is open to middle school students (6th, 7th, and 8th graders)
(If you are looking for our camp for older students, please visit the UK Summer Trumpet Institute site)


Tuition for the four-day institute is $250.

Room and board is $215. (optional) 
Apartment-style housing will be in UK's state-of-the-art fine arts dorm (opened in 2016)

Schedule of Events:

Coming Soon


Building on the success of our UK Summer Trumpet Institute, we are now offering a new program, the UK JUNIOR TRUMPET INSTITUTE, tailored for Middle School trumpet players; Classes will be geared toward younger players, with an emphasis on sound production, breathing, reading, ensemble playing, and other fundamental skills.

Details for the Junior Trumpet Institute will include:

-Warm-up classes

-Fundamentals Classes

-Sight-reading strategies

-Trumpet ensemble sessions

-Recreational activities and games

-Held on the University of Kentucky

Air Transportation:

If you are flying to Kentucky for the institute, it is recommended that you fly into the Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX). Free shuttle pickup to and from the Lexington airport will be available. If you need pickup from the airport, please email your flight information to Jenna Veverka at


For participants who choose the room and board option, housing will be in North Campus Holmes Hall, the state-of-the-art fine arts dorm, opened in Fall 2016.

Participants should bring their own linens.

Participants will check-in to the camp the morning of June 10.  Participants will check out the evening of June 13.

If a participant wants to arrive a day early, or stay a day late, this is possible. There will be a $40/day fee for additional days. You will need to contact us ( and pay the fees by May 22 in order to secure your dorm room to arrive a day early or leave a day late.


For students who choose the room and board option, meal options are available both on and off campus, provided by UK Dining Services through PLUS cards. There are many options just across the street from Holmes Hall.


Holmes Hall has numerous storage lockers that students are welcome to use during the camp to store their personal belongings. Students who wish to use a locker should bring their own combination or key lock.

Amenities Available To On-Campus Residents:

Practice rooms
24/7 staffed front desk
Full extra-long (80" x 52" x 8.5") Tempur-Pedic mattress
Fully furnished bedroom with moveable furniture: 4-drawer dresser, desk, desk chair, and built-in closet for each student
Granite countertops
Carpeting in bedrooms
High-speed wired and wireless Internet access
Digital cable
Study rooms on each floor
Recreation room
Community kitchen
Laundry facilities ($1.25 to wash & $1.25 to dry)
Covered bike parking
Refrigerator and microwave combination provided

Payment Deadline:

Payment should be received (or postmarked) by May 22, 2019.

For more information, browse the tabs above or contact UK STI Director, Dr. Jason Dovel, at or 859-257-7177


Here are some photos from the 2017 UK Summer Trumpet Institute:

Charlie Geyer, trumpet, at the 2017 UK Sujmmer Trumpet Institute
Charlie Geyer presents a class at the 2017 UK Summer Trumpet Institute

Student trumpet ensemble (2017 UK Summer Trumpet Institute)

 Baroque Trumpets (2017 UK Summer Trumpet Institute)
Baroque Trumpet Ensemble reading session (2017 UK Summer Trumpet Institute)

Students in various classes (2017 UK Summer Trumpet Institute)





For more information, browse the tabs above or email