Fearless Performance by Jeff Nelsen


Nelsen/Kaza Horn Seminar

2017 Nelsen/Kaza

Horn Camp in Bloomington, Indiana

Please join us for this exciting new opportunity for any horn player from high school to professional level.

There’s a new horn event happening this August. It’s a two or four-day intensive training program. Together we will share in technical, musical, and personal growth.

Concerts with Faculty and Participants
Guided Routine Classes
Ensemble Playing and Performing
Master Classes (Topics include practicing well, audition success systems, goal setting and management, and of course Fearless Performance – Master Your Mental Game)
Lecture Discussions
Mock Auditions
3 performances a day for every participant!
A crazy fun Talent Show

…and more…

This experience can explode your learning and love of how YOU connect to YOUR music through YOUR HORN. 


Jeff Nelsen – Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (Professor), Former Canadian Brass (solo horn) Former Montreal & Vancouver Symphonies (4th horn)

Roger Kaza – St. Louis Symphony (1st horn), Former Houston Symphony (Assoc. 1st horn), Former Boston Symphony (3rd horn)

Kurtis Henderson- Associate Instructor Indiana University, Navy Fleet Band, Columbus Indiana Philharmonic

Wayne Lu – Hornist, Composer/Arranger, Band Director at South Hardin High School, President of Veritas Musica Publishing

James Naigus – Composer/Arranger, Private Horn Teacher, Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony (3rd horn), University of Iowa (Visiting Assistant Professor)


Come for 2 or 4 days, starting on August 2

Two Days - $285 – August 2-3

Four Days - $385 – August 2-5

Roger Kaza August 4-5 only


Travel and Housing

Traveling to Bloomington

Located about an hour south of Indianapolis, Bloomington is nestled in the beautiful rolling hillsides of southern Indiana and serves as home to one of the nation’s most beautiful college campuses, Indiana University. The following links will give you more information on the city of Bloomington and Indiana University.

City of Bloomington Home Page
Indiana University Bloomington Homepage
Indiana University Bloomington Virtual Tour

Flying to Bloomington

It is highly recommended that if you are traveling to Bloomington by air, that you fly into the Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

Round-trip transportation from the Indianapolis International Airport to Bloomington is available through two shuttle companies, GoExpress and Star of America and can be purchased online in advance. Transportation may also be arranged by Limousine through Classic Touch Limousine.

Bus System:

The IU Campus Bus is free of charge for all! Click here for a real-time, interactive map of IU bus routes and stops. (This link is smartphone-friendly!)

Bloomington Transit is free to students with valid I.D. and $2 per ride for everyone. Click here [PDF] for a full map of Bloomington’s bus lines.

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The closest hotel to our venue is:

2615 East Third StreetBloomingtonINUS47401

They offer 25% off for mid-week travel!  It's 2 blocks walking from First United Church.

There are many off-campus accommodation options available in Bloomington.  Please visit www.visitbloomington.com for helpful information about finding additional hotels.


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