Alex Mayon

Alex M.

Rochester, NY
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I teach mostly classical trumpet music and theory, ranging from Renaissance to Contemporary music. My lessons consist of working on tone quality, technical ability, musicality, and music theory on the trumpet.

Beginner Method Book Recommendation:
Essential Elements 2000 for Band - Trumpet Book

Intermediate Method Book Recommendations:
Arban's Complete Conservatory Method for Trumpet
H. L. Clarke Technical Studies for the Cornet
Bordogni Melodious Etudes, trumpet part
The Buzzing Book, by James Thompson

Advanced Method Book Requirements:
All of the Intermediate books PLUS:
Charlier Transcendental Etudes
The Orchestral Trumpet by Michael Sachs

Students will be able to play with a confident sound and improve their musicality and technical proficiency on the trumpet. Students will learn etudes and solo pieces as a measure of progress and application.
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Alex delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10 to 30

Teaching since:
June 2008

At 23 years of age, I feel I have come a long way with my passion for music. From southern Louisiana, I began my involvement in music by taking piano lessons at the age of 5. I began trumpet studies in my school bands starting at the age of 10. I have won numerous music awards and am pursuing a career in orchestral trumpet performance. I love sharing my knowledge with students and inspiring them to become better musicians. I have given trumpet lessons and clinics at various K-12 schools around Louisiana while studying music education at Loyola University New Orleans. I recently moved to Rochester, NY, to pursue my degree of Master of Music Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music, studying under James Thompson.

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Teaching Assistant
Aug 2013 - Present
University of Rochester

Eastman School of Music Brass Guild TA

Student Teacher
Jan 2013 - May 2013
Lusher Charter School

Taught middle school and high school band, along with individual trumpet lessons and sectionals.

Trumpet Clinician
Jun 2010 - Jun 2012
Berwick High School, Destrahan School, and Holy Cross School


Master of Music Performance and Literature
Sep 2013 - Present
Eastman School of Music
Bachelor of Music Education
Sep 2009 - May 2013
Loyola University New Orleans


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Teaching Certificate for Instrumental Music
May 2013
Loyola University New Orleans


2013 Aria/Concerto Competition Winner
Apr 2013
Loyola University New Orleans
Teaching Assistantship
Apr 2013
Eastman School of Music
2012 Keith Clarke Memorial Fund Scholarship
May 2012
International Trumpet Guild
2012 Aria/Concerto Competition Winner
Apr 2012
Loyola University New Orleans


National Association for Music Education
Nov 2012

Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.

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International Trumpet Guild
Dec 2011

The International Trumpet Guild is a non-profit organization founded in 1975 to promote communications among trumpet players around the world and to improve the artistic level of performance, teaching, and literature associated with the trumpet.

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