Brass Lessons in Rochester, MN
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Our Approach to Brass Lessons at Rochester Academy of Music
At Rochester Academy of Music, 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.
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 Rochester Academy of Music, 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. Rochester Academy of Music’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 Rochester Academy of Music, 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 Rochester Academy of Music.
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. Rochester Academy of Music 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 Rochester Academy of Music.
Our Brass Teachers:
Piano, Voice, Woodwinds, Brass, Strings
John describes himself as detailed, punctual and positive. He is originally from Northeast Iowa, and he graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Instrumental and Classroom Music Education from the University of
Piano, Woodwinds, Brass
Chuck holds a B.S. in Music Education and a M.M. specializing in low brass. He is a former church musician, and a member of the Rochester Symphony Chorale. Chuck believes music education
Piano, Guitar/Bass/Ukulele, Drums, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion
Brian describes himself as ambitious, easy going, and cooperative. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Instrumental Music Education K-12. His main instrument in college was the tenor saxophone. Brain directs band for
We offer a variety of plans to fit your schedule & budget
Weekly 30 Min
Great for learning the basics and building strong foundations.
Weekly 60 Min
Longer lessons, great for motivated musicians.
What you can expect
1. Tell us about your musical goals.
2. Match with one of our expert instructors.
3. Play music! Parents get progress reports.
Stacy League | Parent
“My children have really benefited from their music lessons. All of the teachers they’ve had and the office staff are professional, competent, and kind. I would definitely recommend Rochester Academy of Music to anyone!”