David Roode

David R.

Covington, KY
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I am a professional orchestral trombonist and I have been an active brass teacher for almost twenty years. I have played in orchestras across the USA and Europe, including the Cincinnati Symphony, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and many more.

I aim to give my students a solid understanding of the technical skills required to play a brass instrument, and to share with them the musical knowledge I have gained from studying with some of the best brass teachers in the world.
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David teaches



David delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:

I'm an experienced brass tutor with almost twenty years teaching experience, and I'm currently accepting students in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.


Brass Tutor
Jan 2010 - Jun 2014
Ealing Music Service

I was the leading bras tutor for the Ealing Music Service, in London, UK. While at EMS I taught all brass instruments in individual, small group and classroom settings.


PG Diploma, Music
Sep 2007 - Jun 2008
Royal Academy of Music, London, UK
BA Trombone Performance
Sep 1998 - Jun 2001
Duquesne University


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


American Federation of Musicians
May 2016

A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.

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Photos & Videos

This is a brief showcase of my playing, both on the tenor and alto trombone.
Photo by David R.

Photo by David R.
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8 Reviews

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Emaan Mar 16, 2019
Trombone · Online

My son LOVED his first lesson and is so eager about the next! He learned a lot of useful and helpful information that excited him about his instrument ...David is amazing !!

Tommy Jun 15, 2018
Trombone · Online

Great teacher. Listens well and knows how to help.

Logan Jun 8, 2018
Trumpet · Online

Great instructor for my 11 year old. Thanks!

Robert Jun 7, 2018
Trombone · Online

David is great!

Roshan V. May 6, 2018
Trumpet · Online

Very good. Our kid got right help and input. Instructor was awesome and served purpose.

Michael Mar 19, 2018
Trombone · Online

Great ability to help the beginner student understand how to improve

Brogan Nov 26, 2017
Tuba · Online

David helps a lot. My playing has been getting better every week.

Natalie May 15, 2017
Trombone · In studio

David was very knowledgeable and patient with my 4th grader during her first lesson. She is excited to continue her lessons! Highly recommend David!

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