LESSON UPDATE: JUNE 23, 2022
We are on to the summer term now, meaning lessons will only be offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays until September. Proof of vaccination against Covid-19 is strongly recommended for all in-person lessons. Online lessons via Zoom or FaceTime are offered in a limited capacity as well. Please contact me for more information, and have a great summer for those of you who are off!
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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MCPA Brass Camp 2022
with Rod MacGillivray and Matt Richard
August 22 – 26, 9am – 4pm
Ages 10-18 with min 1 year experience
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(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 MuseumContinue reading “The Trumpet’s History in Western Classical Music”