- Levels Taught:
In addition to the basic drills and technique studies, I always make a point to include popular songs to reinforce the basics, and make each lesson enjoyable and productive.
- Teaches students:
- Ages 10+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
I am an accomplished musician with over 20 years of music education experience. I hold a Bachelors of Music Education degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where I studied with distinguished masters in all areas of band and orchestra instrumentation; I also pursued advanced study in Music Theory / Composition.
I taught privately and in the public schools, working with students of all ages, & ability levels, including students with special learning / performance needs. "Having myself been diagnosed with ADHD and other cognitive learning difficulties, I understand the struggles of focus and frustration students with special needs encounter."
I am currently the Principal Tuba with the Aurora Symphony Orchestra in Aurora, Colorado, and perform regularly with athletic bands at the University of Denver. My performance career has covered both concert & marching bands, both large & small, orchestras and brass and woodwind ensembles of all types & sizes.
I teach beginning band for 4th & 5th grade at a suburban elementary school in the Cherry Creek School District.
Performing standard & modern works for concert band, with a section of 5+ tubas.
Performing classical and modern works for orchestra.
Responsible for all instrumental music instruction, covering all standard band & orchestral instruments.
Performing high level works for band and wind ensemble. Working with notable composers and conductors of wind literature.
Large community concert band, performing standard marches, Broadway hits, and original literature for band.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America (also known as Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Phi Mu Alpha, or simply Sinfonia) is an American collegiate social fraternity for men with a special interest in music. The fraternity is open to men &amp;quot;who, through a love for music, can assist in the fulfillment of [its] Object and ideals either by adopting music as a profession, or by working to advance the cause of music in America.&amp;quot;+ Read More
Brad is great! My son really enjoys taking lessons from him and we can hear the improvement!!