Twin Cities Saxophone Camp 2024

August 7-10, 2024.

The Twin Cities Saxophone Camp is an intensive program of chamber music, master classes, and lessons for students in grades 6 - 12. All styles are welcome as the course will focus on intermediate and advanced fundamentals of saxophone performance. There will be concerts every evening from faculty and internationally renowned guest artists. The final concert will feature student chamber groups and selected student solo performances.  

Schedule Overview

Wednesday Registration will take place from 9:00 - 10:00 AM 
Classes begin
Thursday Classes continue
Friday Classes continue
Saturday  10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Twin Cities Saxophone Day at Schmitt Music in Bloomington
Clinic with Alex Hahn
Saxophone Choir, Quartet, and Solo performances. 
Depart at 5:00 PM 

2024 Faculty and Guest Artists

About the Faculty

For this class, Dr. Duncan is joined by Steve Cole, saxophonist and professor of Industry Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas. Together, they will be conducting daily performance masterclasses and giving private lessons throughout the week. 

This course is designed for all level students in 6th grade and above. There will be quite a few college-level students and adults as well. There will be breakout sessions for different levels and age-appropriate chamber groups. Come one, come all, it’s time to get better at the saxophone! There will be a pianist for the performance masterclasses, so please bring your scores.

Sample Daily Schedule

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Performance and Techniques Class (Breakout sessions)
12:00 – 1:00 pm  Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 pm  Saxophone Ensemble Choir and Chamber Music 
3:30 – 5:00 pm  Private Lessons and Practice 

Application & Cost



$375 if enrolled before June 1. $450 after.
50% refund for cancellations after July 1
A 75% refund for cancellations before July 1

If you send a check, make it payable to the University of Minnesota with the participant name in the memo line. 

Twin Cities Saxophone Camp
100 Ferguson Hall
2106 4th St S
Minneapolis, MN 55455


We will be taking meal orders every morning and will have food delivered every day.


Here is a list of accommodations near the University of Minnesota campus.

Parking & Directions

Ferguson Hall parking info

 Ferguson Hall: 2106 4th St S, Minneapolis, MN 55455.

Schmitt Music: 7800 Harmony Dr, Bloomington, MN 55439.


Please contact Emily Brewer, co-director, at this email address.