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As a younger brother at the age of five, I began studying the piano because my older sister did. After my foundation in music strengthened I fell in love with the trumpet. At first, each note took time to develop and I enjoyed the challenge. The trumpet allowed me to travel all over the Southeast later in life and even to China with a 1940's Radio Show. I enjoyed many top-level bands the kindled my love and passion for good music. I want to share that kindling with my students in a nurturing and guiding situation, just like my teachers gave me. I used to go to lessons and become so motivated and inspired that I thought I could change the world. I always knew that I would want to give back exactly that. As my performance opportunities grew into venues like Churchill ...
I am a music teacher with a very eclectic background. I am a musical theatre composer, but I also have experience performing as a guitarist, vocalist, bassist, pianist, and percussionist in various bands (many different genres of music). I have a Bachelor's Degree in Musical Theatre. I completed the BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop. I also am currently a graduate student at the Hunter College Music Education Program. I offer private instruction on: - the guitar - voice - the piano - the electric bass - various percussion (drum kit, djembe) - ukulele - fun instruments (kazoo, harmonica) - songwriting I can also offer: - vocal coaching - monologue coaching I can... -work with your schedule and find a time that works for you -provide affordable rates -teach specific
How exciting is the sound of the Trumpet?! Throughout history, Trumpets have been playing rousing tunes announcing Kings and Queens. Some of the first Trumpets were found in King Tut's tomb date from about 1500 BC!
I have been playing the Trumpet since grade school. Like all brass instruments, the trumpet's sound starts with the player's lips buzzing together into a mouthpiece.
Levels: Beginner to Intermediate
My life revolves around music in all of its forms. I have studied piano since the age of 6 while singing ever since I knew how to make sound. Throughout my lifetime, I have been taught by some of the most influential teachers, and it is my goal to become one in your lifetime. I began participating in theater at an early age. Once In high school, I had my first job as a Drama Teacher at Saltworks Young Actors Studio where I taught Improvisation, Monologues and Musical Theater to students ages 6 through 16. I went to Point Park University where I received a BA in Musical Theater in 2006. Throughout College, I was also teaching voice and piano lessons. As an actor, I have enjoyed many successes. In 2007, I joined the NY Public Theater’s three night, 40th anniversary ...
Trumpet is a powerful and versatile instrument used in many styles of music throughout the globe. In addition to covering the technical requirements of the instrument, I'm particularly interested in the many musical contexts in which the trumpet is used, and I try to focus on styles of music that most interest and challenge my students. I have been playing trumpet for more than 18 years, and I teach my students valuable brass exercises based on lessons I learned under the tutelage of John McNeil, Laurie Frink, and Walter White. I encourage the use of long tones, air support, and trumpet calisthenics to improve tone, increase range and endurance, and work towards greater flexibility.
I am a jazz trumpeter, improviser, and composer as well as an avid listener and enthusiastic educator. I maintain an active performance schedule playing improvised music as well as funk, soul, afro-beat, reggae, hip-hop, and American folk music. In addition to trumpet, I have experience performing and recording on slide trumpet, trombone, baritone horn, and french horn. I write and arrange music for my own groups and regularly write and record horn arrangements for folk, pop, and reggae groups. I have attended Berklee College of Music and Ithaca College, and I have a Master's degree in jazz trumpet performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. I have over nine years of experience working with students ages 7 to adult. I have worked both from my home studio and ...
The purpose of my lessons are to be a template for every time you practice the Trumpet. The first 5 minutes of every lesson will consist of different breathing exercises, because the most important part of playing the trumpet is goo airflow. We will then work on different scales and exercises to work on technique and range, before playing some duets, to work on intonation and harmony, to improve your ability to play with a group and to sound good on your own.
I am a mutli-faceted teacher, with many years of experience among different fields. I have been playing the trumpet for 13 years, attended Mark Twain for the gifted and talented for middle school, got into Laguardia high school for Trumpet and Viola, and graduated Skidmore College with a B.A. in Music in 2014. I offer private instruction on: - Trumpet - Viola I can... -work with your schedule and find a time that works for you -provide affordable rates I see myself as a modern day renaissance man, and also have 8 years of experience with photography, 9 years as a Cross-country and Track runner, 12 years playing chess, and 5 years of tutoring Math and Italian under my belt.
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