- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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.
- 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.+ Read More
Eastman School of Music Brass Guild TA
Taught middle school and high school band, along with individual trumpet lessons and sectionals.
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.+ Read More
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.