PRESTON DUNCAN will join the world-class faculty at Ticino Musica International in Lugano, Switzerland from July 16–29, 2016. He will be present a full-immersion saxophone course to include masterclasses, daily individual instruction, chamber music, and public performance. This years special guest will be internationally renown saxophonist Javier Valerio of SONSAX and the University of Costa Rica. Ticino Musica is an international event with faculty and students from all over the world. Simultaneous course o erings for orchestral instruments, conducting composition and opera provide a rich environment for collaboration and inspiration in this idyllic se ing on Lake Lugano in southern Switzerland.
This intensive course is open to saxophonists of all skill levels and musical styles. Tuition includes rehearsing and performing with acclaimed pianist Ann DuHamel. The instruction will be presented by and Preston Duncan and Javier Valerio collaboratively and space is therefore very limited. Students are free to speak Italian, French, Spanish or English.
Accommodations for the course are available for a very modest price and students who register before May 15th will pay 15% less for tuition. This is a modestly priced course as it is subsidized from public and private sources.