- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+
- Teaching since:
- June 2008
*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect the student to provide their instrument and stand. I will provide practice material.
*** Specialties ***
I specialize in teaching fundamentals. Proper embouchure, breathing, in order to produce a full tone quality. I use the Arbans, Schlossberg, and Herbert L Clarke method books in my teachings. I teach both classical and jazz.
Managed the musicians onboard the Celebrity Summit. Led the stage band for production shows and guest entertainers. I
David Smith is a fantastic teacher, musician and communicator. He understands how to diagnose what issues a student is facing on the horn. He played a very big role in the preparation I did for my senior recital when I was an undergraduate trumpet student, and he was very encouraging throughout the whole process. If you take lessons with him, you are going to get a step by step plan that will help you reach your goals.+ Read More