LESSON UPDATE: September 2022

I have returned to normal teaching hours for the start of the school year. Available slots are on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday (almost out!), and Sunday. 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

Sackville Concert Band with the 9am Band
Saturday, April 15th, 2023 at 2pm
Halifax Central Library

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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…