A degree in Brass

A world-class program of study!

The ASU Brass Studio is an inclusive community of talented, vibrant, creative and self-motivated students who continually inspire, encourage, uplift and challenge each other in a supportive and welcoming atmosphere.  We are dedicated to providing you the richest and most diverse possible experience while preparing you for your professional goals.

A world-class program of study, amazing student ensembles, superb facilities, a strong record of job placement and affordable tuition make studying brass at ASU one of the best educational bargains in the nation. Our graduates hold important positions as teachers and performers around the world in major orchestras, universities, military ensembles, public and private schools, and as soloists.

ASU prepares students for the demands and reality of today’s music world in a multitude of flexible and creative degree paths. Our faculty are world-class performers, educators and scholars, including internationally-recognized soloists, clinicians and authors who have been members of the Nashville Symphony, Dallas Brass, the U.S. Air Force Band and Canadian Brass. Notable faculty include Eastman Music Company International Artist Deanna Swoboda, Greenhoe International Artist Brad Edwards, Yamaha International Artist Josef Burgstaller, and John Ericson, winner of the International Horn Society Harold Meek Memorial and Punto Awards.As modern, thriving professional musicians in all fields, we have integrated 21st Century skillsets into traditional core musical skills, including a brand-new Certificate in Music Entrepreneurship.

Learn more about our Horn Studio, Tuba-Euphonium Studio, Trombone Studio and Trumpet Studio.

Brass undergraduate degrees

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Music Learning and Teaching, BMUS

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Music Therapy, BMUS

music ba band

Music, BA

trumpet and trombone

Performance (Jazz), BMUS

performance orchestral harps

Performance (Orchestral Instrument), BMUS

theory composition piano

Theory and Composition (Composition), BMUS

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Theory and Composition (Theory), BMUS

Brass graduate degrees

music performance dma

Music Performance, DMA

music performance mm

Music Performance, MM

performance pedagogy mm

Performance Pedagogy, MM

Music minors

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Music Performance, Minor

students dancing on stage

Music Theatre, Minor

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Music, Minor

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Meet our Brass faculty