Close of Applications for the Annual Rafael Mendez Brass Institute, to be hosted by the Denver Brass and held at the co-hosting group, the LaMont School of Music at the University of Denver, Denver, CO (USA). Events include daily master classes and career seminars, private lessons, ensemble coachings, recitals, concerts, exhibits and more. The internationally know faculty includes trumpeters Allan Dean, David Hickman, Alan Hood, John Marchiando and Ronald Romm. Application deadline is June 15, 2016, and the event is limited to 150 participants. For full details, check the website at http://www.mendezbrassinstitute.com/. The institute will be held on July 10-16, 2016.