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). 

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 and above should be enrolled in Music Theory and Ear Training.

Advanced Track: 2x week 45 min. lessons or 1x/week 60 minute lessons, 45 minute supplementary private lessons (piano), ensemble

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 should also be enrolled in Music Theory and Ear Training. 

Advanced Track: 2x/week 60 minute lessons, 45 minute supplementary piano, theory, or composition lessons, ensemble

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 be enrolled in Music Theory and Ear Training. 

 

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