Alessandro Tenorio-Bucci

Alessandro T.

La Grange, IL
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I focus on the fundamentals and on having fun playing the clarinet. In the first lessons we will concentrate on developing good embouchure and hand position so you can create a beautiful sound. We will work on a variety of music, depending on your interests. I can help you master your parts for school bands and ensembles. I welcome students at all levels, and make sure that all of my students recognize the progress they make at each lesson. I look forward to working with you!

About Alessandro T.

Hi, my name is Alessandro. I am a clarinet teacher and musician in the Chicago area. I have a Masters Degree in Music Performance from DePaul University School of Music and I have been teaching lessons since 2015. I can teach students at all levels of ability. As a freelance musician I have performed with the Chicago Clarinet Ensemble, The Chicago Composers Forum, Wheaton Municpal Band and other ensembles. I am also called upon to perform original works by young composers t composer forums.

I think there are two important parts of taking clarinet lessons: learning the fundamentals, and having lots of fun. I focus on basics like embouchure, air, and tone to help you develop good technique. I will also work with you to select music that you like and that you will be excited to play. I look forward to meeting you and working with you!

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Rina S.
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Alessandro is patient and a good teacher.

Posted Nov 8, 2019
Noah
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A very good and thorough instructor. Very good for beginners to get them started correctly.

Posted Dec 13, 2018
Bahram
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Great first lesson! Alessandro is very helpful and knowledgeable. I am a total beginner at clarinet playing, and he helps me develop and improve my sound production from the very first start! Looking forward to the next lessons with him.

Posted May 1, 2018
Roderick D.
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Haven't played in years, reviewing the basics w/Alessandro are fun, as well as knowledgeable on technique and tone!

Posted Oct 7, 2017
Matthew B.
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Very good instructor. He only had a few lessons with our son so far but we can already see a lot of progress has been made. Highly recommended!

Posted Dec 17, 2016

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Experience

Clarinetist (substitute)
Sep 2018 - Present

Rockford Symphony Orchestra

Clarinetist
Sep 2018 - Present

Chicago Composers Forum

Musician
Jun 2016 - Present

Wheaton Municipal Band

Musician
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

Wheaton Municipal Band

Education

M.A. Clarinet Performance
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018

DePaul University School of Music

B.M. Music Performance
Sep 2012 - Jun 2016

DePaul University School of Music

Awards

Concerto Competition Winner
Jun 2016

Wheaton Municipal Band

Orchestral Experpts Competition second place
Oct 2013

Chicago Clarinet Collaborations

Concerto Competition second place
Oct 2012

Chicago Clarinet Collaborations

International Clarinet Association
Aug 2012

High School Solo Competition

Concerto Competition Winner
Jul 2011

Birch Creek Music Performance Center

Concerto Competition Winner
Jan 2011

West Suburban Youth Orchestra

Affiliations

International Clarinet Association
Mar 2009
The International Clarinet Association is a community of clarinetists and clarinet enthusiasts that supports projects that will benefit clarinet performance; provides opportunities for the exchange of ideas, materials, and information among its members; fosters the composition, publication, recording, and distribution of music for the clarinet; encourages the research and manufacture of a more definitive clarinet; avoids commercialism in any form while encouraging communication and cooperation among clarinetists and the music industry; and encourages and promotes the performance and teaching of a wide variety of repertoire for the clarinet.

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