Brass Lessons at The Musicians Woodshed

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Our Approach

At The Musicians Woodshed, anyone can learn to play brass instruments

At The Musicians Woodshed, we focus on a few key elements of music education when students come to our school for brass lessons. We strive to make it fun, to help students develop strong technical skills, and to completely customize the learning experience to the individual goals of each student.

We help students master the trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, and French horn. Our brass instructors are dedicated to helping you achieve your musical goals, whether you are preparing for a school band audition, competing for a prestigious award, or just looking to improve your own skills.

student playing the french horn

Our Approach to Brass Lessons

Brass Lessons Should Be Fun!

From classical orchestras to high school marching bands, the brass section plays a leading role in producing dynamic and impactful performances. At The Musicians Woodshed, we teach a variety of brass instruments – including trumpet, tuba, french horn, and trombone – each of which plays a critical role in bringing to life the music we know and love.

Regardless of your specific instrument, one thing is consistent across all of our brass offerings: fun! Simply put, we want all of our students to LOVE their music lessons. The Musicians Woodshed’s experienced staff blends a high standard of music education with a creative, student-focused approach that gives students space to discover and nurture their passion for music – while having fun along the way.

We Emphasize Healthy Technique

We believe mastery of fundamentals is key to providing a strong foundation for a musician’s growth. At The Musicians Woodshed, you’ll learn the key elements of strong brass technique including breath support, voicing, embouchure, articulation, finger technique, and posture. Understanding these necessities will help you maintain control of the tone and quality of your music.

Our lessons offer an enriching, well-rounded music education that pairs fundamentals with a strong foundation in music literacy. From sight reading and ear training to music theory and history, our instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and extensive teaching résumés to foster an optimal student experience at The Musicians Woodshed.

We Care About Your Musical Interests

We recognize students enter our doors with a variety of musical backgrounds (including none at all!), and our experienced teachers are well-equipped to meet you where you are and help get you where you want to go. The Musicians Woodshed is the place for you!

Do you dream of becoming the next great jazz soloist? Earning a spot in your high school band? Turning a simple intrigue into a hobby? As our teachers get to know your goals, we tailor our lessons accordingly. Both beginner and advanced students will be challenged and inspired on their musical journey at The Musicians Woodshed.

We Offer Simple Pricing to Fit Your Schedule & Budget

Weekly

30 mins

$200

Monthly

Music Production

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Weekly

50 mins

$300

Monthly

Music Production

GET STARTED

“My daughter started singing and piano lessons here. In a few months since, she’s singing everywhere we go, like a little songbird. Before her lessons, she had stage fright. Within a month, she performs at the Woodshed Live for family and friends in front of over 100 people!”

— Lisa Ashcroft

“I enjoyed participating at ribbon cutting ceremony today. This place looks awesome! Everyone needs to come and check them out. Manager was super nice and offered a free lesson. I will be bringing my step daughter who is looking to up up her game.”

— Dauren Asrymbetov

“We have been here for just over 6ms and I have already seen an improvement in her performance skills as well as her creativity in both piano and vocals. I love the fact that you can walk in and start playing anything they have available. There are bands, open mic, etc”

— Elisha Cianci-Gorder

“The Musicians Woodshed is a total gem for the Lakeway/Bee Cave/Austin communities! The staff is super professional, the store is well-stocked, and the opportunities they have for their students are one-of-a-kind. ”

— Emily Scott Robinson

“This place ROCKS! My children take guitar & vocal lessons at this hip music school and LOVE it! They are highly motivated to practice due to the “Woodshed Live!” performances where students and teachers showcase their talent on a stage in front of an enthusiastic crowd. ”

— Alison Hellmund

students playing in a band

What you can expect

Tell us about your musical goals.

Match with one of our expert instructors.

Play music! Parents get progress reports.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What Is the Minimum Age to Begin Brass Lessons at The Musicians Woodshed?

When it comes to brass instruments, it’s important to not only have solid reading and comprehension skills to be successful but also have significant lung capacity. We begin brass lessons for the trumpet, trombone at the age of 7. At this point, we’ve found that students have the necessary skills to acquire the knowledge that will support playing an instrument.

Do I Need Any Prior Experience?

Brass instruments are complicated, but with the right support, anyone can learn to play the trumpet, trombone, french horn, and more. There’s no need to be nervous about getting started or striving for an ambitious goal – we welcome musicians of all backgrounds and skill levels.

What Styles of Music Can I Learn?

The Musicians Woodshed teachers have such unique experiences to share with our students, there are no limits to the styles of brass music that we can teach. Whatever style of music you may be interested in, our brass teachers can guide you through an insightful and empowering journey of music education. 

What Materials Will I Need?

Our lesson plans for brass students are personally tailored to the student and their goals. Once your teacher has gotten to know you and your preferences, they will provide you with a comprehensive list of materials, books, and online resources that will support your musical journey.

Is Brass the Right Fit for Me?

Our brass teachers can help you find the perfect fit for an instrument when you get started at The Musicians Woodshed. Whether you are interested in the trumpet, trombone, tuba, french horn, or baritone our instructors can answer any questions you may have and help you make the right decision for you.