Lillie Smith

Lillie S.

Athens, GA

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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I am a music major pursuing a career as a jazz trumpet player. I have played classical music for 12 years and jazz for about 9. I am also a lead trumpet player. I am a very well rounded musician, and a genuinely good person. I would love to teach young musicians how to get better at trumpet!
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Lillie teaches



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

Teaching since:

Hello! My name is Lillie, and I am a trumpet player. I'm a music major at the University of Georgia. I majored in music education for 4 years, then switched to music business. I am going to get my masters degree in jazz studies or music business. I'm a very well rounded musician and I would love to teach you!


Lead Trumpet
Aug 2013 - Present
UGA Jazz Ensemble I

I have been the lead trumpet player for the top UGA jazz ensemble since my freshman year of college.

Lead Trumpet
Aug 2013 - Jan 2017
Redcoat Band

I was a lead trumpet player in my university's marching band for my first four years of college. I am still in the volleyball and basketball bands as a lead player.

Disneyland All-American College Band
May 2016 - Aug 2016

The All-American College Band is a very prestigious group of college musicians. We are hand selected from a huge pool of applicants and get to play in Disneyland with some of the nation's best musicians. To name only a few, Wayne Bergeron, Gregg Field, Wycliffe Gordon, John Clayton, and many more.

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Bachelors, Music
Aug 2013 - Present
University of Georgia


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


Hodgson School of Music Director's Award
May 2016
Hugh Hodgson School of Music
Most Outstanding Jazz Soloist
Apr 2012
Disney World


Sigma Alpha Iota (ΣΑΙ)
Apr 2016

Sigma Alpha Iota is a professional International Music Fraternity for women. Formed to uphold the highest standards of music and to further the development of music in America and throughout the world, it continues to provide musical and educational resources to its members and the general public.Sigma Alpha Iota operates its own national philanthropy, Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies, Inc.

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National Association for Music Edcuation
Sep 2013

National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. 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. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.

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Photos & Videos

Playing a duet with Wayne Bergeron during my summer as a member of the All-American College Band // August 2016

Senior recital // April 2017

UGA Redcoat Band // August 2014
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Andrew Oct 4, 2017
Trumpet · Online

Wonderful lesson. Lillie is as personable as she is knowledgeable. After the first lesson my son felt more confident in his technique . Very impressive, we are excited.

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