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About the Academy
The mission of the Buffet Crampon USA 2018 Tuba/Euphonium Academy at Oklahoma City University is to offer an outstanding summer educational seminar to talented students. All students will take part in individual lessons, group clinics, performances and more. Over the course of a week the students will enjoy learning from and socializing with internationally acclaimed artists.


When: June 10-17, 2018

Where: Hosted by Dr. Ryan Robinson at Oklahoma City University's Wanda L. Bass School of Music

Application Deadline: Applications must be postmarked on or before April 1, 2018


Tuition Cost:

Academy Tuition is $1,200. This fee is all inclusive in order to allow participants to focus entirely on honing their skills without worrying about lodging, transportation, food, or even what specific aspects of the Academy to take advantage of.


Participants' tuition covers:

  • Housing in one of OCU's newest dormitories, featuring private bedrooms and bathrooms

  • Transportation to and from the airport (if applicable)

  • Breakfast and Lunch and Dinner on site!!!

  • Two Private lessons with the Academy Faculty 

  • Daily Faculty-led warm up sessions

  • Daily Masterclasses with Academy Faculty

  • Daily Development Clinics

  • Access to BCUSA Tubas and Euphoniums (including Besson, B&S, and Meinl-Weston brands) for on-site play testing

  • Short periods of "free time" to allow for lesson observations, individual practice, chamber music, or relaxation.

  • Evening Faculty Recitals

  • Final Culminating Concert featuring all participants