Boston Conservatory at Berklee understands the stylistic and technical demands on professional brass players. The Conservatory’s rigorous training program, individualized attention from expert teachers, and varied performance opportunities prepare you to lead a dynamic career in brass performance.
- B.M.Bachelor of Music in Brass PerformanceFour-Year Program
- M.M.Master of Music in Brass PerformanceTwo-Year Program
- P.S.C.Professional Studies Certificate in Brass PerformanceOne-Year Program
- A.D.Artist Diploma in Brass PerformanceTwo-Year Program
- G.P.D.Graduate Performance Diploma in Brass PerformanceTwo-Year Program
Areas of Focus
Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba
Assistant Professor of Tuba
Assistant Professor of Trombone
Professor of Trumpet
Professor of Horn
Instructor of Trumpet
Assistant Professor of Horn
Professor of Trombone
Assistant Chair of Instrumental Studies
WATCH: Boston Conservatory's brass quintet No Strings Attached performs "Ragtime" from Suite Americana No. 1 live at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Featuring Justin Ploskonka and Moxi Li (trumpet), Brian Nowak (French horn), Joshua Thomas-Urlik (trombone), and Austin Comerford (tuba).
"This program teaches you real-world skills and gives you more opportunities to perform a diverse range of genres and styles. Boston Conservatory has really shaped me as an artist and, more importantly, as an individual."
—John Niro (B.M. ’15, Trombone)
By the Numbers
- 11 brass undergraduates
- 13 brass graduates
- 10 brass faculty
WATCH: Boston Conservatory Brass Ensemble performs the prologue from Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story live at Old South Church in Boston, Massachusetts.