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Instruments: Trumpet
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Blues, Latin, Salsa, Latin Jazz, Swing, Samba, Bossa Nova, Soul

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Aaron B In Home In Studio Teaches Online
Instruments: Trumpet
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Blues, Latin, Salsa, Latin Jazz, Swing, Samba, Bossa Nova, Soul

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In Your Home My Studio Online
Ages Taught: 10-80
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MM, DePaul University, Jazz Trumpet Performance BM, University of North Texas, Music Education

Awards:

2016 - DePaul University Performance Award Scholarship

Overview:

Hello! My name is Aaron and I am a trumpet player looking to find some students to teach and share my passion for music with! I just finished a Master's degree at DePaul University in jazz trumpet performance. Before that, I was a freelance trumpet player in Minnesota and North Dakota while I worked for FedEx. I completed a Bachelor's degree in Music Education back in 2004 from the University of North Texas. I have performed many times in both jazz and classical settings, from big bands to brass quintets as well as solo playing. I look forward to becoming a better musician myself by imparting upon students the wisdom that I have attained by studying with many fine teachers during my life!

EXPERIENCE

I taught private lessons several years ago during my undergraduate study at the University of North Texas. While I enjoyed it at the time, I remember thinking that I needed to concentrate on my own study to improve any teaching skills I had up to that point. I also had classroom experience with middle school band students during my undergraduate study - leading rehearsals and demonstrating proper tone production and articulation. Although I obtained a Bachelor's degree in music education, it was not until pursuing my Master's degree that I felt like I had proper skills to be able to teach trumpet to others. Now that I feel confident about teaching, I look forward to helping students of all ages to improve and to share my love of music with them.

METHODS USED

The methods I use are dependent on the ability level of each particular student. For beginning students, they usually have books given to them (i.e. Essential elements) by their band director at school - which is a fantastic way to start. I think it really depends on the needs of each individual player. There are several great trumpet method books such as Arban's complete conservatory method, Clarke's technical studies, Schlossberg's Daily Drills, etc. These are examples of books I use to not only teach with, but with my own daily practice. Also, I believe ear training is also very important, especially if a student has an interest in jazz.

LESSON STYLE

I think my teaching philosophy is to help a student develop the proper fundamentals of trumpet playing while working on making music that inspires and moves that student. As someone who has struggled with many aspects of learning to play the trumpet, I believe that I am particularly well-equipped to patiently help students work through similar issues. I think it's of vital importance to practice every day, even just for a short time. Setting goals for the student and acknowledging progress is also very important. Above all, the goal is to make music and not get bogged-down with all the technical aspects, something I myself and most professional musicians continue to work on every day!

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