- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Trumpeter, Cornetist, and Composer specializing in Jazz and improvisational music. Lessons will be planned based on the student's immediate and long-term musical goals, embracing musical expression from the outset while developing a strong technical and theoretical foundation. I'm open to all ages and skill levels. Looking forward to hearing from you!
- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
I'm a Trumpeter, Cornetist, and Composer based in Brooklyn, NY, with experience in music ranging from jazz standards, to hip-hop, to original compositions, to free improvisation. I'm currently finishing a dual degree program at The New School in Jazz Performance and in Psychology. In addition to work as a musician, I'm also involved in psychology research.
I work from a contemporary Caruso-inspired approach to progressively develop the student's sound, range, and endurance while relieving pressure and tension. I also feel that a strong technical foundation, developed through the study of etudes, exercises, and transcribed solos is essential, though in my opinion, technique serves and cannot be isolated from musical expression. Music theory will be approached from a similar standpoint, through learning and performing music as well as through great historical examples.