I have gladly devoted the past 20 years of my life to understanding this wonderful instrument.
I've performed and taught in a wide variety of settings. My early professional experiences have included 3 years in the Army Band, several cruise line contracts, and freelance work as a performer and composer. Through these times, I've learned to excel in many styles. I recently graduated from NYU, where I was an adjunct faculty member. Here, I also performed and worked with a wonderful faculty including Kenny Werner, Brian Lynch, Chris Potter, Ralph Alessi, Tony Moreno, and trumpet guru Laurie Frink, who all inspire me as a musician and a teacher. While in New York, I was a faculty member at Douglaston School of Music and Art, where I worked with younger students . It is my belief that discipline and technique are necessary elements that allow emotion and creativity to thrive. I ...
Because of my skills as a Elementary and Middle School Music teacher I will be able to give you a quality experience in beginning to learn the Trumpet.
My name is Alan M. I have been the Denver music area for over 30 years. I have been playing professionally for all of that time playing Drumset to Timpani in many professional orchestras, Dance Bands and small Jazz and Rock Combos. I have also had the pleasure to perform some great Musicals and Operas over the years. My students have been selected for some very prestigious scholarships. I have also had my fair share of students win positions to the Denver School of the Arts. *** Lesson Details *** Private lessons are usually an half hour. During this time we will be working on fundamentals. Which is how to read and understand the music that is front of you. One of the most important goals that I impress on the student is learning how to be their own teacher for lifelong ...
My diverse background ensures that I can adapt and challenge students of all ability levels and skill sets. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University, where I majored in both philosophy and music. In addition, I am currently writing a dissertation as part of the PhD program in Musicology at CU-Boulder. I have over 7 years of private teaching experience, working with individuals, groups, and large classrooms of students ranging from fifth grade to undergraduate. I have taught at school districts and private schools in Texas and Colorado, and also taught courses, tutored students and taught lessons at CU-Boulder. I know what it takes to succeed! *** Lesson Details *** Lessons are very carefully tailored to the individual student, and each lesson begins and ends with an ...
As a part of my music education certification, I am trained to teach beginner levels in all brass instruments.
William C. is currently a freelance trombonist, teacher, and arranger based in Denver, CO. He completed the bachelor’s degree in music education and performance at Texas Tech University, and the Master’s in trombone performance, and a Performer’s Certificate, at the University of Denver. His extensive resume a wide variety of concerts, clinics, master-classes, performances, and recording sessions; most notably: the TTU Vernacular Music Center, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals, Colorado Wind Ensemble, Denver Municipal Band, Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra, and the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra. Mr. C. has taught all ages of students on trombone, euphonium, tuba, and chamber ensembles for 6 years. He was the brass section leader for the world premiere of the full-length theatrical dance show Dancing ...
Trumpet is my primary instrument. I am continuously taking lessons with Dr. Hengst and many other teachers to become the best musician I can possibly become. I am very passionate about teaching and love to share my knowledge with my students!
My name is Austin M. and I am a music education major at Metropolitan State University of Denver. I have been in multiple ensembles in the music program including the wind ensemble, brass quartet, the symphonic band, and the symphony orchestra. I am currently a member of the Colorado Wind Ensemble in Denver, CO. I have marched with the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps based here in Denver (2010 - 2011). I am also a marching band music arranger for multiple high schools here in Colorado, Texas and Indianapolis. My current trumpet teacher is Dr. Michael Hengst. I am in my junior year at Metro and am starting my education courses to complete my degree. I have been under the direction Dr. David Kish and Dr. Brandon Matthews for the past two years. I have taught at many high schools ...
Although my 3 music degrees are in trombone, I started and trumpet and have over 15 years experience teaching private lessons on trumpet. Lessons are grounded in the fundamentals of good brass playing. I teach both classical and jazz styles and am an expert in teaching all brass instruments. I play along with students through every lesson to demonstrate correct playing style and sound.
Hi, I have over 15 years of private teaching experience. I have a Professional K-12 Music Educators license from the Colorado Department of Education. I have over 10 years of public, private, and college teaching experience. I am a very accomplished professional musician, educator, composer, and arranger, and appear on many critically acclaimed recording projects. I play and teach trombone, euphonium/baritone, tuba, (french) horn, trumpet Bachelor of Music - Berklee College of Music Master of Music - University of Colorado, Boulder Doctor of Arts in Music Jazz and Brass Pedagogy - University of Northern Colorado
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