The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass Retreats

Escape to the serene Philadelphia suburbs for an unforgettable retreat with the Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass. Enjoy daily masterclasses and seminars and revel in the lush surroundings of a 5-acre estate with a swimming pool, hot tub, pool table, koi pond, and more.

The retreat includes soloist and Principal trumpeters from renowned orchestras and ensembles, as well as private lessons. Classes will be from 10 AM - 4 PM each day.


Guest Artists to include:

Ashley Hall - Soloist, Principal Trumpet Cinncinati Chamber Orchestra

Frank Kadarabek - Former Principal Trumpet Philadelphia Orchestra

William Leathers - Soloist, Principal Trumpet Nashville Symphony Orchestra

Rodney Marsaslis - Soloist, Founder of The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

Charles Schlueter - Former Principal Trumpet Boston Symphony

Chloe Swindler - Soloist, prize winner International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition

Please note: guest artists are subject to change.

Session Dates:

Session 1: July 30 - August 5
Session 2: August 13 - August 19
Session 3: August 27 - September 1


Shared room, shared bathroom $950 (5 slots available per session)
Single room private bathroom $1,600 (2 slots available per session)
Day rate (no accommodations) $300 per day

Don't miss this unique opportunity to grow, relax, and connect with renowned musicians. Book your slot now with a $300 deposit. Scholarships available.


Questions about the retreats? Contact us at 1.800.211.6006 or


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