LESSON UPDATE: Summer 2023

As we approach the end of the school year, I’m announcing that my summer teaching hours will be Wednesdays from 2-5:30 and Thursdays from 3-9. I will be off Saturdays and Sundays for the months of July and August. Please contact me for more information.

I am a trumpet player, brass teacher, theory tutor, and arranger from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

I currently offer trumpet lessons for all ages and skill levels, with the option to take virtual lessons via FaceTime, Skype, or Zoom.

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Upcoming Events

Winds/Brass/Percussion Department Year End Recital
Saturday, June 10th, 2023 at 7pm
Lilian Piercey Concert Hall, Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts
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Latest Blog Post

The Trumpet’s History in Western Classical Music

(This article is a companion to my in-class lecture on the trumpet’s usage in the Western classical tradition, but it can be enjoyed on its own just fine!) The trumpet is a very old instrument, with a fascinating history in the Western classical tradition. The oldest surviving trumpets are currently held in the Cairo Museum…