Troy Sargent
Fountain Valley, CA
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Troy Sargent

Troy S.

Fountain Valley, CA
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About Troy S.

Troy Sargent is a freelance trumpet player located in Orange Country, California. He is a popular choice for Weddings, Musicals, Church Services, Concert Performances, and Special Events.

As an educator, Troy has had the opportunity to serve as a Brass Caption-Head, Trumpet Section Instructor, and Guest Artist at various high schools in the Greater Los Angeles Area such as Fountain Valley High School, Elenore Roosevelt High School, Marina High School, Portola High School, and Troy High School. In addition, he is currently on the faculty of the Huntington Beach School of Music as the Trumpet Instructor. Troy especially enjoys teaching students at the High School level and has helped his students nurture a lifelong passion for music.

As a performer, Troy has served as a member of the Disneyland Band. In addition, he has appeared at various venues as a freelancer including: the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Segerstrom Concert Hall, L’église de la Madeleine, the Chateau de Chantilly, Bovard Auditorium, the Clayes Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, Meng Concert Hall, the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Ramo Recital Hall, the Reno Jazz Festival, the Newport Jazz Festival, and at the Disneyland Resort as well as many theaters, churches, and schools.

Troy completed his Masters in Trumpet Performance at the University of Southern California under the instruction of Thomas Hooten and Jennifer Marotta. Prior to this, he completed a Bachelors in Trumpet Performance from California State University, Fullerton where he studied with Barry Perkins and Malcolm McNab. In addition, Troy has studied extensively with Rudy Arevalos.

When not playing his trumpet Troy enjoys reading, cooking, solving puzzles, hiking, and writing biographical information in the third person.

If you have any questions (even about availability) please contact Troy through the Takelessons form.

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Trevor
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Posted Jan 7, 2021
Robin
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a great teacher and fun

Posted Jan 4, 2021
Robin
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I had a lot of fun on my lesson. I learned a lot and I learned about different types of trumpets and it was a great experience and I definitely recommend Mr. Troy. I am 12 and just beginning to play trumpet.

Posted Dec 21, 2020
Oliver
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Great first lesson!

Posted Dec 10, 2020
Robin
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great and fun

Posted Nov 23, 2020
Robin
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great

Posted Nov 9, 2020
Ryan
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His is a great and fun instructor. My 12 year old had a blast and is extremely excited to keep learning trumpet. He was also very patient with the seemingly 10,000 questions my son threw at him.

Posted Nov 2, 2020
nathan
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Amazing first lesson. Troy is extremely adept at connecting with kids. Greatly appreciate his enthusiasm and passion. We feel very fortunate.

Thank you Troy!
The Kirkland Family.

Posted Oct 30, 2020
Andy P.
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Very patient and understanding. Honest feedback.

Posted Oct 28, 2020
Andy P.
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Posted Oct 21, 2020
Mike
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Posted Oct 19, 2020
Brandon K.
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Troy is a lifesaver! It didn’t take him long at all to get to know my son and help him learn foundational trumpet skills. This is the boost that my son needed!

Posted Oct 7, 2020
Kecia C.
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Posted Oct 7, 2020
Nathan P.
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My high school student loved his first lesson with Troy! He learned a lot and had a great time. He’s enthusiastic and excited to practice the music Troy gave him. Thank you!

Posted Oct 7, 2020
Luke
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Great first lesson!

Posted Sep 21, 2020
Jim B.
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Good lesson. Troy is a patient teacher.

Good start.
Semper
Fi!

Posted May 21, 2020
Susan K.
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Posted Mar 18, 2020
Justine K.

Great teacher and great attitude!

Posted Dec 18, 2019
Steban V.
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Hi troy, thank you for helping my son understand what he needed help on. He really made sure that my son understood what he was trying to show, thank you so much for giving my son the confedence he needed.

Posted Nov 13, 2016
Raymond L.
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Happy to have TROY as my trumpet teacher

Posted Mar 9, 2016
Alexis

The best teacher ever ....I have learn so much ^-^

Posted Dec 18, 2015

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Experience

Trumpet Player
Jun 2012 - Present

Freelance

Disneyland Band Member
Aug 2019 - Dec 2020

Walt Disney Company

Education

MM Trumpet Performance
Aug 2017 - May 2019

USC

BM Trumpet Performance
Sep 2012 - Jun 2017

CSUF

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

CPR / First Aid
Jul 2015

American Red Cross

Awards

Performance Scholarship
Sep 2012

CSUF

Affiliations

American Federation of Musicians
Aug 2019
A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.
Pi Kappa Lambda
May 2017
An American honor society for undergraduate students, graduate students, and professors of music. There are currently 205 active chapters and approximately 64,500 individual members.

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