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Brass/Woodwind Lessons



Brass lessons at the Academy offer the ultimate opportunity to explore or learn to play the trumpet, trombone, baritone or tuba. Lessons are designed to teach students the fundamentals of technique, ear training and more, using a variety of musical styles to enhance the learning experience.   Whether you are looking for a traditional musical experience, fiddle, country, or even rock influenced lessons, our instructors are ready to provide the best instruction available.

What’s the #1 reason to study Brass or Woodwind instruments at Gulf Breeze School of Music?‍

Our brass instructors are warm and friendly, and get to know each student and parent on a personal level. We work with you to craft a lesson plan that fits your individual needs and the student’s favorite type of music. Whether you’re playing in local bands, a seven year old taking their first lesson, or a fifty year old returning to the trumpet after many years, we’ll set goals to achieve your musical aspirations.

What Brass or Woodwind instruments do you teach?

We teach the Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, and Tuba.

What styles of Brass or Woodwind instruments do you teach?

We teach all styles, from classical to contemporary.

How qualified are your brass instructors?

Our nstructors have received their education from prestigious institutions such as New York University, Indiana University, the Berklee College of Music, Oxford University, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, South Carolina Governors School for the Arts, the Atlanta Guitar Institute and Columbia College. Many have toured the US and Europe, and bring over 25 years of professional performance and teaching experience to your lessons.

What will I learn fromBrass or Woodwind lessons at the Gulf Breeze School of Music?

Beginner students can expect to work on notes, simple songs and melodies, sight reading and theory. Our instructors balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson presents a new technical challenges or theory concept, and ends with something fun, such as your favorite riff or song. We use a variety of method books.

Do I need to purchase a Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, or Tuba to learn the instrument?

Yes, to practice at home, you will need to have an instrument available.  However, you do not need to purchase an instrument as there are many places to rent an instrument.

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