Summer Music Clinic

Master class faculty


Thomas Robertello was appointed associate professor of flute at the IU Jacobs School of Music in 1997. A former member of the Pittsburgh Symphony, The Cleveland Orchestra, and the National Symphony Orchestra, he has performed as guest principal flutist with the Chicago Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Dallas Symphony, Chicago Philharmonic, Louisiana Philharmonic, Houston Grand Opera, and Nashville Chamber Orchestra. 



Linda Strommen is professor of music in oboe at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. She has also been a guest faculty member at The Juilliard School for the past 20 years and is a faculty member with Interlochen Arts Camp and the New York String Orchestra Seminar. 



Howard Klug is professor of music (clarinet) at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He is a chamber musician, soloist, and clinician who has performed internationally. He plays flute and clarinet, and was a saxophone soloist as member of the U.S. Air Force Band in Washington, D.C. 

murphy, otis

Otis Murphy is professor of music in saxophone at the IU Jacobs School of Music, joining the faculty in 2001. He is in great demand as an international soloist and clinician, having performed in some 20 countries worldwide across four continents. 


Joey Tartell is professor of music in trumpet at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He has toured and recorded with Maynard Ferguson, the Woody Herman Orchestra, and the U.S. Army's Jazz Ambassadors; and backed up artists such as Doc Severinsen, Aretha Franklin, Don Henley, and Arturo Sandoval. 


More information about Robert Danforth coming soon!

Brenner, Brenda

Brenda Brenner is Eugene O'Brien Bicentennial Executive Associate Dean (Interim) and associate professor of music in music education at the IU Jacobs School of Music. She specializes in string music education, teaching applied violin and courses in violin and string pedagogy. 

Wyrczynski, Stephen

Stephen Wyrczynski is professor of music (viola) at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he has been on faculty since 2010. He has been an artist-faculty member at the Aspen Music Festival and School since 2006. Wyrczynski was a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra for 18 years. 

Hilary Glen, cellist, has been praised as a “standout performer.” She is assistant principal with The Atlanta Opera, principal with the Columbus Symphony, and section member of the Atlanta Ballet and Des Moines Metro Opera. She has worked with distinguished musicians including Janos Starker, Alan Harris, and Michael Tilson Thomas.

Goodlett, Robert

Robert Goodlett is Assistant Principal Bassist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, where he has served since 1972. He teaches many private students through the Quattro String Academy and serves as a section coach in the ISO’s Side by Side concerts. Previously, Goodlett played four seasons with the Louisville Orchestra.

2023 Daily schedule

  • 8:30PM - Honors Recital Auditions (Auer Hall)

  • 4-6PM - Solo Honors Recital Rehearsal (Auer Hall)
  • 5:30PM - Band/Orchestra/Jazz Band Photos (MAC Lobby)

  • 10-11:30AM - Master classes (MAC 014, Recital Hall, MAC 066, MAC 301, MA 404, MA 405, MAC 040, MA 454, M 015 - Sweeney, MAC070, MA 452, Ford Hall, MAC 036, MAC Stage)
  • 4-6PM - Solo Honors Recital Rehearsal (Auer Hall)

  • 4-6PM - Student Solo Honors Recital Rehearsals (Auer Hall)
  • 8:30PM - Faculty Recital Performance (Auer Hall)

  • 2:30-4:30PM - Jazz Rehearsals on Stage (Auer Hall)
  • 4:30PM - Presentation (MAC 070)
  • 7:30PM - Performance (Auer Hall)

  • 8-11:30AM - Dress Rehearsals (MAC Stage)
  • 1-4PM - IU SMC Finale Concert (MAC Stage)

Fees and deadlines

Fees and Deadlines for 2024 Coming Soon

How to apply

  1. Eligibility: Accepting band and orchestra students currently in grades 8-12.
  2. Application process: To apply, complete the online registration form. ATTN: The IU SMC is unable to provide financial assitance.  
  3. Audition requirements (Jazz Band): Interested applicants should visit the IU SMC blog for detailed information regarding auditions. These will be held the first day of camp.

Registration for the 2023 IU Summer Music Clinic has now closed. Information regarding the 2024 session will be posted this Fall.


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