Steven Brown

Steven B.

Lancaster, TX

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About

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

Teaching since:
August 1996

Hello, a little about myself, I have a bachelors degree in Music Education from Florida A&M University and Specialist Certificate in Jazz Composition and Arranging from Berklee College of Music. I have been teaching for the last 17 yrs as either a elementary or middle school band director. I have lead many of my students to All City Honors, superior ratings at Solo and Ensemble and alike. I am a woodwind specialist who can teach brass performance. I would like to extend an invitation to all students who are interested in jazz studies as it relates to scales, interpreting chord symbols, establishing tunes for your repertoire and overall performance.

Experience

Head Band Director
Aug 1996 - Present
Dallas Independant School District

I've been establishing band programs for 17 yrs. developing students on all manner of wind instruments and percussion. All school ages from elementary to high school progressing on to college

Owner of Discovery Jazz Productions for 15 yrs.
Providing professional musical groups for hire.
Arrange for Artists
Compose original music for artists
Appear as guest artist on recordings and live appearances

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Education

Bachelor of Science Music Education
Aug 1989 - Jun 1993
Florida A&M University
Music Education B.S., Specialst Certificate
Aug 1989 - May 1993
Florida A&M University, Berklee College of Music

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Music K-12 Lifetime,
Sep 1998
State of Texas

Awards

Appreciation of Dedicated Service
Aug 2011
Dallas Independant School District

Affiliations

National Association for Music Education
Apr 2006

Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. 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.

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2 Reviews

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Alfred B. Jul 15, 2016
Saxophone · In home

Best Instructor! Very knowledgeable and patient. His heart is really into his instructions. I would recommend him to anyone and everyone. I'm progressing very well. I look forward to advance lessons!!!

Nick Apr 18, 2016
Flute · In home

Excellent job. I learned a great amount of info and basic technique in my first lesson!

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