Aaron Woolley

Aaron W.

Pomona, CA

Lesson Details

Classical Piano

Levels Taught:
Beginner

I have been playing piano since I was four years old, so I have experience playing as a young student, all the way to a college student. I can teach up to an intermediate level.

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About

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Aaron delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 4+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2010

Aaron Woolley is a Los Angeles-based trumpet player and educator. Aaron has studied with David Washburn, Tom Hooten, Jens Lindemann, and Tim Saeger. Aaron received his Bachelor of Music from the University of California, Los Angeles and his Masters of Music from Azusa Pacific University.

As a freelance artist, Aaron can be heard on recordings such as “Room 3A”, a Japanese TV drama, “Song of Hope” with Jens Lindemann, and the “Miners’ Hymn” a film on the history of coal mining in Northern England. He has also performed world-premieres on the stage of Royce Hall, and has opened for the Rolling Stone’s 50th anniversary tour. Aaron performs and tours with the Alias Brass Company, recently completing a tour beginning in Chicago and ending in Las Vegas.

In 2013, Aaron enlisted in the California Army National Guard and subsequently graduated from the U. S. Armed Forces School of Music. Upon graduating, Aaron won a place on Colonel Bruce Pulver’s Commandant’s List. The Commandant’s List is reserved for the top ten percent of soldiers who demonstrate musical excellence and achievement in a wide variety of leadership and soldiering tasks. During his time with the 40th Infantry Division, Aaron has performed in over 50 concerts, including the 2016 Fourth of July celebration, where he was a featured soloist in front of over 20,000 attendees.

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Experience

Trumpeter
Jan 2018 - Present
Alias Brass Company

Described as “the only name for music innovation” by Martin Hackleman, formerly of the Empire and Canadian Brass, the Alias Brass Company, founded in 2013, is a collaboration of five uniquely talented artists from across the nation. The Alias Brass Company’s performances are comprised of standards and original compositions, along with concepts that blend virtuosic musicianship with a high level of entertainment. From Baroque and Classical, to Jazz and Pop, the Alias Brass Company’s shows are “a sure-fire hit; chamber music of the future with something for everyone!”

The Alias Brass Company demonstrates their artistic range with an array of different shows that take audiences on an emotional journey by combining diverse elements of classical music, modern pop-culture, and all things in between to create an experience that is both engaging and exciting. Receiving critical acclaim for being captivating, diverse, and innovative, Alias Brass continues to dazzle audiences across North and South America.

Members of the Alias Brass Company are true champions of music education dedicated to inspiring the next generation of musicians and music lovers through wide-reaching and relevant workshops for young audiences. Alias is active throughout the school year, providing clinics, master classes, and demonstrations to young musicians and non-musicians alike, focusing on musical innovation, creativity, technique, and expression through music.

Alias's "Tech-Tet Creativity Seminar" is a one-of-a-kind presentation for emerging young musicians, and has been given at the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Missouri- Kansas City, and other prestigious academic institutions. The seminar is an interactive event that focuses on the challenges and benefits that come with creating chamber music in the 21st Century. In addition to important performance insights, the seminar looks at creativity, brainstorming techniques, development and management, funding, promotion, and of course, inspiration. This presentation is a must for musicians wanting to make a go at performing professionally in an ever-changing musical environment.

No stranger to the international stage, the Alias Brass Company has performed at such venues as the Banff Centre for the Arts 2018 Summer Music Concert Series and the 2017 International Horn Symposium in Natal, Brazil. They have also been highlighted as featured artists at the 2017 International Trumpet Guild Conference in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Alias has been awarded professional residencies at the Rafael Mendez Brass Institute in Denver, Colorado, and the Banff Centre for the Arts in Alberta, Canada. They have performed countless concerts throughout the United States and Canada, touring extensively in such areas as the Pacific Midwest, Midwest, Texas, Georgia, California and Missouri. Additionally, they have performed and given masterclasses across the United States as performers on the 2017-18 Allied Concert Services roster.

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Quintet Trumpet
Apr 2014 - Present
St Bartholomew's Episcopal Church

Play for Easter and Christmas every year in a quintet.

Soldier/Trumpet Player
Oct 2013 - Present
Army Bands

I am responsible for all basic soldier tasks, as well as playing trumpet for the bands, including change of commands, high profile events, etc. My highlight has been playing taps for a Medal of Honor Recipient's Reinterment Ceremony.


Education

Master of Music - Trumpet Performance
Aug 2017 - May 2019
Azusa Pacific University
Bachelor of Arts - Trumpet Performance
Sep 2012 - Dec 2016
UCLA
High School Diploma
Sep 2008 - Jun 2012
Mt Carmel High School

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Master of Music - Trumpet Performance
May 2019
Azusa Pacific University

Bachelor's Degree - Trumpet Performance
Nov 2016
UCLA

Awards

Music Assistantship
Aug 2017
Azusa Pacific University
Commandant's List
Nov 2015
Colonel Pulver

Affiliations

Army Bands Program
Oct 2013

Army Bands provide music throughout the spectrum of military operations to instill in our soldiers the will to fight and win, foster the support of our citizens, and promote our national interests at home and abroad.

Boy Scouts of America
Jan 2000

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

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stacy Jun 14, 2019
Trumpet · In home

My son thoroughly loved his lessons with Aaron. Aaron spoke to him a respectful and sensitive way while challenging him to push farther than he ever did in his school band class. We are only stopping lessons because we are going on vacation and will not be back until the new school year has begun. With a new school and an new schedule, I am hoping to be able to continue lessons with Aaron in the future.

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David D. Jun 17, 2017
Bugle · Online

Aaron is a great teacher! I enjoyed my lesson today with him and look forward to my other lessons!

JB Jun 2, 2017
Trumpet · In home

As an instructor Aaron is outstanding. He's professional and has impressive attributes being a UCLA grad and participating member of the armed forces; but more so, he's encouraging to his students and in our son - he positively encouraged a passion for the trumpet and a high regard for music in general.

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Byung Apr 26, 2017
Trumpet · Online

I love to play music instruments.
I am about between intermediate and advanced with violin.flute and cello.
My main purpose to learn trumpet is to play trumpet solo in christmas music at church.(lots of needs but so rare to see good trumpet solo specially amomg asian.
I have a problem to get into this booking.
Please anybody give me a call or email me.
760-552-5514
abeyu4@gmail.com

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Beckie Nov 29, 2016
Trumpet · In studio

Aaron is a great teacher! I would recommend him to anyone :)

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