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Beginning, Intermediate, and Advance Brass Instrument Lessons

Class
Mr. Casey
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(5)
30 minute weekly private lessons for all levels on Tuba, Euphonium, Trombone, and Trumpet!

Class experience

US Grade 5 - 8
Beginner - Advanced Level
Remember that progress in learning a musical instrument takes time and dedication. It's essential to stay patient, persistent, and enthusiastic about your brass instrument journey. 

1. Technical Proficiency:
- Develop proper embouchure and breath control.
- Learn to produce a clear and consistent tone.
- Master basic playing techniques such as tonguing, slurring, and articulation.
- Build finger dexterity and slide/tuning slide control (for instruments like the trombone).

2. Scales and Arpeggios:
- Learn major and minor scales and arpeggios in various keys.
- Develop fluency in playing scales and arpeggios to improve finger and tongue coordination.

3. Repertoire Mastery:
- Study and perform a variety of musical pieces, including etudes and solo works.
- Focus on pieces that challenge your technical and musical abilities.

4. Sight-Reading Skills:
- Improve your ability to read sheet music on sight.
- Practice sight-reading exercises regularly to enhance your musical literacy.

5. Goal Setting and Practice Routine:
- Set specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) goals for your brass playing.
- Establish a regular practice routine that focuses on achieving these goals.



I have taught beginning, intermediate, and advanced band for 9 years in Arkansas, New Jersey, and Connecticut. While my primary instrument is Tuba, I have experience teaching all brass instruments to any age level. I understand what is takes to get a beginner started on an instrument while also understanding how to get an advanced musician to that next level!
Homework Offered
At the end of the lesson, I will typically assign practice exercises for the student to work on before the next lesson. This helps the student progress between lessons.
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
1. Instrument: You'll need the musical instrument you're learning to play. Make sure it's in good working condition and properly maintained (valve oil).

2. Music Stand

3. Sheet Music and Music Books: Bring any sheet music or music books you use in school. I will provide additional material for lessons.

4. Notebook and Pencil

5. Metronome: A metronome is a valuable tool for practicing rhythm and timing. You can use a physical metronome or a metronome app on your smartphone.
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(5)
Profile
Hello! Thank you for taking the time to visit my page. I am a Band Director and Music Technology teacher with over 9 years of experience teaching students of all ages and in a variety of different settings. I have a K-12 Music Education Degree and... 
1-on-1 Lessons

$30

per session
Meets on demand
30 min

Completed by 11 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 10-18

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