- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I have studied with some of the best clarinet teachers in the world and I have developed innovative and fun techniques that makes the process of learning clarinet very fun and easy.
I focus on the student needs like band music, orchestral music, solo clarinet music for ABRAM/CM test or competitions.
Some of my students have won prestigious competitions and won auditions to play in bands and orchestras in Los Angeles.
- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
Sérgio is a freelance musician in the Los Angeles area and the principal clarinet of the American Youth Symphony Orchestra. He performs regularly with orchestras such as Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, Debut Orchestra and Downy Symphony. He was selected to be a substitute for the New World Symphony Orchestra and Runner-up for the Richmond Symphony Orchestra. Lead by passion by motion pictures, he recorded for some movies and television shows such as the Netflix show “Chefs Table”. Sérgio demonstrates a great passion for new music.
Sérgio made appearances with the National Repertory Orchestra Festival and plays regularly with the Eastern Sierra Symphony Festival.
As a soloist he had the opportunity to perform a solo with the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra and the USC Symphony Orchestra. About Sérgio’s performance, Chad Lonski from the “Daily Trojan Newspaper” (Los Angeles, CA) described his interpretation of the Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto stating that, “Coelho’s performance was superb, to say the least, showcasing the heights of clarinet proficiency and taking the clarinet to its limits.”
Recently Sérgio become a fellow of the “Latin Grammy Awards Foundation”.
Sérgio holds a Master of Music degree in Clarinet Performance from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
Instruct clarinet students from all levels and ages. In addition to teaching standard solo, orchestral repertoire and good instrumental techniques some of his responsibilities include holding sectional rehearsals, committee work and planning engaging activities with the community. I also help the students to find music programs that suits the student’s needs and help them for their entrance auditions.+ Read More
Instruct clarinet students from all levels and ages. In addition to the clarinet teaching some of his responsibilities include committee work and students recruitment. I also help the students to find music programs that suits the student’s needs and help them for their entrance auditions.+ Read More
Instruct woodwind, brass and string chamber music groups in weekly coachings. Emphasizing on the fundamentals of ensemble playing he was responsible for creating engaging programs and concerts for the community.
Teaching weekly private clarinet lessons.
Teaching music theory and aural skills classes.
I have been working with Mr. Coelho for a long time now, working on solo pieces, excerpts, etudes, and clarinet exercises. He is an excellent teacher and a great person! He always has very helpful advice on clarinet playing, and he continuously inspires me to be a better musician. I truly think I have grown as a clarinetist under his guidance, in all aspects of technicality, tone, musicianship, and more. Also, he is a genuinely funny person who makes my time with him very fun and enriching. I recommend him very highly!+ Read More