Brass Lessons in Aurora, CO
At Neighborhood School, anyone can learn to play brass instruments
At Neighborhood Music School, 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, tuba, french horn and baritone. 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.
01 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 Neighborhood Music School, 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. Neighborhood Music School 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.
02 We Emphasize Healthy Technique
We believe mastery of fundamentals is key to providing a strong foundation for a musician’s growth. At Neighborhood Music School, 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 Neighborhood Music School.
03 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. Neighborhood Music School 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 Neighborhood Music School.
Our Brass Teachers:
Piano & Brass
Originally from Ocala, Florida, Austin holds a B.A in Music and Certificate in Jazz Studies from Missouri Southern State University. Currently, he is pursuing an M.M. in Music Performance from the University of Denver with trumpet as his main instrument, though he continues to play piano in ensembles as he can.
“We have been so happy with our lessons at Neighborhood Music. Skye and her staff do everything they can to help foster the love of music for all their students.”
“We love Neighborhood Music! My kiddo has taken Piano with two different teachers there, Makayla and Peder, both have been fantastic. They are supportive yet challenging and my son is always happy when he comes out of his lessons.”
“It’s a goofy place with lots of teachers teaching lots of instruments to lots of kids at different levels of skill/commitment. Our 6-year-old son has been doing Piano there for the last 6 months. He’s progressing, even though he rarely practices at home. ”
What you can expect
Together we explore student musical goals
We match students with one of our expert instructors.
Start attending lessons! Parents can receive progress reports each week.
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What Is the Minimum Age to Begin Brass Lessons at Neighborhood Music School?
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?
Neighborhood Music School 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 Neighborhood Music School. 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.
Why Come to Neighborhood Music School for Brass Lessons?
There are many choices for brass lessons in Aurora, CO, but none offer the same level of opportunity and commitment from instructors.
Our personal, tailored approach to student music education supports student and/or parent goals. You’ll also benefit from the guidance of highly skilled musicians.