Brass - Community Music School

Brass

The UNCSA Community Music School Brass program is committed to providing trumpet, trombone, French horn, euphonium and tuba students at all ages and ability levels with access to the best quality instruction, ensemble opportunities and performance experiences. 

Teachers are contract or substitute musicians with the Winston-Salem Symphony, Greensboro Symphony, Piedmont Wind Ensemble and many other professional classical, jazz and world music ensembles. Many hold doctoral degrees and also teach at the collegiate level.

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Elementary (6-10yr)

Private lessons are only available with teacher approval. 

Elementary students are encouraged to enroll in the Children's chorus and group piano for young beginners to build musicality skills. Private lessons are only recommended in primary instruments (piano, strings or guitar). 

Students may enroll in the Preparatory Division for a more intensive course of study that includes Royal Conservatory Method music theory classes and ensemble work.

Middle (11-13yr)

45-minute private lessons are available in trumpet, trombone, french horn, tuba and euphonium. 

Students in the 6th grade will complete their final year of choral ensemble. Students in the 7th grade will advance to Chorus II from Chorus I with teacher approval.

Students may enroll in the Preparatory Division for a more intensive course of study that includes Royal Conservatory Method music theory classes and ensemble work.

High (14-18yr)

60-minute private lessons are available in trumpet, trombone, french horn, tuba and euphonium. 

45-minute piano lessons are encouraged for students to supplement their music education. 

Students may enroll in the Preparatory Division for a more intensive course of study that includes Royal Conservatory Method music theory classes and ensemble work.

Adult (18+)

45 or 60-minute private lessons are available in trumpet, trombone, french horn, tuba and euphonium. 

Beginner adults are encouraged to enroll in Group Piano for Adult Beginners, but not required. 

All adult students should attend Musicianship Level I or II classes.

 

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