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William Adam International Trumpet Festival 2024

The 10th annual William Adam International Trumpet Festival, “AdamFest Out West” will be held on the campus of Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA, June 13-16, 2024.

Hosted by Dr. Keith Karns and Professor John Harbaugh, the festival will be in the hands of a “who’s who” of students of William Adam, many of whom are among the top trumpet artists in the world.

In addition to our usual offerings of master class, performances, and complimentary private and group lessons, there will be seminars dedicated to problem solving, jazz improvisation, orchestra playing, and developing skills on the trumpet, plus classes for our younger colleagues and their teachers.


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Presenters: Nick Thorpe, Bob Platt, Greg Wing, Phil May, Jerry Hey, Jeremy Miloszewicz, John Harbaugh, Larry Hall, Keith Karns, Don Harry, Charley Davis, Christi Wans, Vicki Hastings, Karl Sievers

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Central Washington University

Ellensburg, Washington

June 13-16, 2024

Nearby Airports

Seattle (SEA) – 2 h 41 m

Yakima (YKM) – 1h 24m

How to Enroll

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Cost is $200 per person, with a special student rate of $75, for anyone currently enrolled anywhere as a student.

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