TMF Institutes

TMF also offers specialized training institutes that run for a shorter period of time (7 to 10 days) and provide educational focus for non-orchestral training. Each institute is highly selective and students are chosen by auditions and/or teacher recommendations. Institute instructors include world-class performers and teachers that come from Houston, other major cities in Texas, and from throughout the world. Institute participants are involved in large ensemble rehearsals, sectionals, lessons, coachings, and musicianship classes. Additionally, each of these institutes culminate in a final performance and many offer multiple performing opportunities. The following institutes are being offered for the 2014 festival: