Brass Lessons in Schaumburg, IL

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Our Approach to Brass Lessons

We’ve trained many successful musicians in a number of different disciplines by adhering to a very strategic approach. Above all, we strive to facilitate a fun and enjoyable environment for learning. We create this by developing sound technique and then tailoring the remainder of your music education to your personal preferences and goals.

Brass instruments have such a unique sound that many students come to Schaumburg Music Academy specifically to master the trombone, trumpet, or euphonium. Not only does learning to play an instrument challenge your mind, but there are key physical benefits to playing a brass instrument as well. Our brass instructors are dedicated to helping you achieve your musical goals, whether you are preparing for a school band audition or competing for a prestigious award.

Student playing Brass

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 Schaumburg Music Academy, 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. Schaumburg Music Academy’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 Schaumburg Music Academy, 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 Schaumburg Music Academy.

We Care About Your Musical Interests & Goals

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. Schaumburg Music Academy 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 Schaumburg Music Academy.

Our Brass Teachers

Our teachers are focused on helping students build a strong foundation upon which you can truly excel. With a wide variety of experiences to share, our teaching staff can help you explore new instruments and find your personal sound. You can master one or many different types and styles of music with the support and expertise of our team.

How it works

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.

“My daughter started voice lessons with Gary at the Schaumburg location about a month ago. As a concerned parent I was interested in what she thought of him as her instructor. She likes him!”

— Mark Bock

“My son just started coming here for trumpet lessons with Sam. They are very friendly and encouraging and able to accomodate our schedule. My son is really enjoying his lessons here.”

— Kelly L.

“I don’t think it gets any better than Schaumburg Music Academy. The excellent piano lessons by a well qualified instructor and a schedule that fits my needs brought me in. However it is the welcoming atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, and friendly conversation that keep me here.”

— Katie A.

Brass Lessons

We Offer Simple Pricing to Fit
Your Schedule & Budget


30 Min Lesson



30 minute lessons are great for learning the basics and building a strong foundation.



60 Min Lesson



Longer lessons, perfect for motivated, intermediate or advanced musicians.





Per lesson

Explore new instruments or prepare for performances.




What is the minimum age to begin brass lessons at Schaumburg Music Academy?

Anyone can learn to play an instrument, but there are certain elements that lend themselves to more successful adoption of a new skill. 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 five. 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 brass can I learn?

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 Schaumburg Music Academy. Whether you are interested in the trumpet, trombone, or euphorium, our instructors can answer any questions you may have and help you make the right decision for you.

Why Come to Schaumburg Music Academy for Brass Lessons?

There are many choices for brass lessons in the Schaumburg area, but none offering the same level of opportunity and commitment from instructors. Our personally-tailored approach to your music education ensures that you can explore in any direction that interests you. You’ll benefit from the guidance of skilled musicians, many of whom have very prestigious credentials.
Additionally, the creative freedom offered at Schaumburg Music Academy is unparalleled. You’ll find no restrictions on expression at our school, allowing students to truly find their own sound through a brass instrument. 

Ready to Begin Brass Lessons in Schaumburg?

If you’re ready to begin brass lessons, the teachers at Schaumburg Music Academy are ready for you! Come meet our talented and experienced teachers and learn more about our program.
Contact us today to schedule your brass lessons in Schaumburg.