I play the Flugabone as a main instrument, so I can teach flexibility on the trombone mouthpiece well. I picked up trombone technique along the way.
I am a professional musician who enjoys helping young people reach their musical goals. I perform regularly as a solo act and play with a band at various hotels in Chicago. I went to Millikin University in Decatur for music where I toured the country and played and sang in the top ensembles. I also studied at the Music Industry Workshop in Chicago for music production and engineering. My goal is to help you learn the songs you love and show you how to make the technical side of music more fun than you ever imagined! *** Lesson Details *** You can expect a laid back atmosphere that is very productive. I use a custom curriculum that is catered to the needs and desires of the individual. Whether you would like to be a concert pianist, a jazzy horn player, or someone who wants to ...
Experienced trombone teacher of 3 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of trombone skills. I teach students to play great music, listen critically, and teach themselves. I emphasize fundamental skills and break down complex skills into the simplest components to reach a fluent level in the most efficient way.
I am an experienced orchestral trombonist, currently a member of the Quad City, Green Bay, and Dubuque Symphony Orchestras. I have bachelor's and master's degrees in trombone performance and have been teaching junior high and high school students for over two years. Teaching proficiency include classical, jazz, band, orchestra, and chamber music.
Students can expect to learn:
- to read music well and efficiently
- basic-advanced music theory as we progress
- fundamental concepts of music and the trombone
- a friendly, personable, yet efficient teaching style
Hi there, My name is Gabe. I am currently finishing my bachelor of music degree at VanderCook College of Music. I have completed all required instrumental music education courses except for student teaching and a couple state mandated general education courses. During my time at VanderCook I have learned that as a music educator it is important to not just teach music to children, but to teach concepts and ideas that present children with the opportunity to get better on their instrument as well as become stronger thinkers and efficient decision makers. In your lessons with me you will learn the fundamental concepts behind playing the trombone and how to operate the instrument, as well as working through music assigned by me and music you want to work on.
I have over 10 years of playing experience on trombone as well as 2 years of private instruction. I have played in both jazz and classical ensembles including Bass Trombone in a big band that was invited to the 2009 Chicago Jazz Festival.
I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies with voice as my primary instrument from Western Michigan University, one of the best of such programs in the world. Along with my vast jazz experience, I have over 8 years of classical voice under my belt as well as the ability to teach beginner to intermediate piano, guitar. and trombone. I cater each lesson to the interests and needs of the student while building a musical foundation that will serve them for years to come. Do you need to prepare an audition? Do you want to make the top choir next year? Do you want to be a gigging musician who can hold his or her own on any stage? We may be a perfect fit.
Lessons can be either traditional or non-tradition with an emphasis in free-improvisation. In the traditional approach each lesson would focus on repertoire and method and technique. In a free-improvisational approach, the student will learn extended techniques commonly associated with the avant-garde.
Will H’s composition draws its inspiration from as divergent sources as American and European minimalism to gamelan and indie rock. Recent focus has been devoted to collaboration where he has enjoyed interdisciplinary work with choreographers, filmmakers, and playwrights. His music has been performed in the U.S., England, and Thailand by ensembles including the Fort Smith Symphony Orchestra and the JCFA Composer's Orchestra, along with readings by the JACK Quartet, the University of Arkansas Orchestra, the University of Iowa Kantorei, directed by Timothy Stalter, and the Center for New Music Ensemble, directed by David Gompper. As a performer, he has participated in ensembles devoted to new music including the JCFA Composer’s Orchestra, Ensemble 48, the Outside Orchestra based out of ...
Every level welcome. I am a professional in my field on trombone. I have found the most success with using "Accent on Achievement" for beginners. As students progress, more materials will be needed. "Arban's: Complete Method" and "Melodious Etudes for Trombone: by Rochut" are standard for advancing students in my curriculum.
Dan M. is a freelance musician and private lesson instructor in the Chicago area. Born in the Chicago suburbs, Mr. M. graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Music in euphonium performance, and traveled to Colorado where he earned a Master of Music in trombone performance at the University of Colorado at Boulder. As an active musician, he has performed on trombone and euphonium in many musical groups ranging form wind ensembles and orchestras to brass quintets and other chamber groups. Mr. M. was also a member of the Flatirons Brass Quintet at the University of Colorado, which toured to Beijing, China in May of 2011, and placed in the semi-finals of the internationally known Fischoff Chamber Music Competition in May of 2012. As a teacher, Mr. M. has been teaching
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