I inherited a bassoon from my grandfather, who loved playing the instrument regularly. I learned how to play the bassoon and oboe at William Paterson University in an education course called Woodwinds 2. I do not specialize in oboe or bassoon, but I know what I am doing well enough to teach at a beginner through intermediate level.
I teach music lessons on most instruments. My primary instrument is flute, but I am also a skilled pianist, guitarist, bassist, drummer, and cellist. I also play the violin, viola, saxophone, clarinet, bassoon, and oboe. I work around the clock practicing to develop my skills on all instruments. Brass is my weakest link, but I plan on reaching at least high school proficiency in all instruments at some point. I am pursuing a career as a performing flute virtuoso, and it is my belief that a well-rounded education in all other instruments will make me a better flutist. I play drums in a band called Tribal Days. Tribal Days is Chris Gennone, Andrew Merclean, Harrison Bieth, and myself. I played bass and keyboards for several years. We have recorded one full length record and another one ...
Can teach beginner, intermediate and advanced players
I am a classically trained bassoonist with three music degrees. I have received a Bachelor of Music from McGill University, and two graduate degrees from Mannes College. In addition I completed a graduate fellowship in chamber music at the University of Maryland. I have taught bassoon at summer camps, in addition to a students at the University of Maryland. I have also played and taught piano my whole life. Music theory teacher sub through out the year at various music institutions.
I am an experienced, high-level performer currently performing with the Ensemble residence at Carnegie Hall. Past performances have been at Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Orange County School of the Performing Arts, Carnegie Hall, Yale University, and Rideau Hall in Ottawa.
A decade after his first performance at Carnegie Hall, Buffalo native Michael Zuber will be joining Ensemble ACJW in the ‘14–15 season. Recently, he was selected to perform a new translation of Igor Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale in Weil Hall as part of Carnegie Hall’s Yale in New York series. Michael has also performed in such notable locations as Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Orange County Center for the Performing Arts, the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena, and Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General, in Ottawa, Canada. Michael’s travels have taken him to music festivals at The National Arts Centre, Banff, and the American Institute of Musical Studies, in Graz, Austria. Michael received his Bachelor’s degree from the Colburn Conservatory, where he studied with
I have been playing the bassoon for 14 years, and have extensive experience in a wide variety of ensembles, including orchestra, chamber ensembles, and as a soloist. I believe that we each experience music in our own way, so I try to relate the music to you in a way that is personal to you. We will work through standard method and etude books to improve literacy, technique, and musicality, and then apply these concepts to repertoire that inspires you and that you want to play.
Allen H. is a highly experienced performer of bassoon, earning degrees from some of the most prestigious schools in the world including Indiana University and Juilliard. He is available for in-studio, in-home, and online lessons on a variety of musical topics, and has experience teaching a wide range of students from high school to adult. He is dedicated to helping you achieve your musical goals using an approach that is tailored to you. He will often relate musical concepts in non-musical terms, making his approach easily accessible to a wide variety of students.
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