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Tony P.

Northampton, PA

$50/hour

Former Professional Trumpet Player

In-person lessons

$50/Hour


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University of Southern California
Music

Education

University of Southern California (Music)

About Tony

At age 8 I begged my mother for trumpet lessons. From a few crackly, strained notes, I blossomed, my trumpet becoming my best friend through elementary school, high school, and into college. My instructor deemed me "a natural.". Highlights of my high school trumpet career are as follows: two three-months tours to Germany in a brass quintet, command performance ratings in California while studying with top-name instructors on the West coast--Irving Bush and Charlie Butler; first trumpet in the Music Educator's National Conference; principle trumpet in the California Youth Symphony.

I was offered a band grant in trumpet at the University of Southern California under the direction of Dr. Arthur C. Bartner. At USC I was the principle of the trumpet section of the university symphony orchestra; first trumpet of their brass quintet; section leader for trumpets in the Trojan marching band; first trumpet in the wind ensemble and a member of the jazz band.

Stints I participated in during my four years at USC include playing the trumpet professionally at many top venues in LA, such as the Academy Awards, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Hollywood Bowl, the Greek Theatre, the Palladium, and Disneyland, to name a few.

My sound:
My trumpet sound is unique and well-known with a rich, roundness, and with a warm timbre.

My teaching:
My teaching skills appeal to the basic beginner as well as those wanting instruction at a more advanced, semi-professional level.
At age 8 I begged my mother for trumpet lessons. From a few crackly, strained notes, I blossomed, my trumpet becoming my best friend through elementary school, high school, and into college. My instructor deemed me "a natural.". Highlights of my high school trumpet career are as follows: two three-months tours to Germany in a brass quintet, Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Northampton, PA 18067
In-person lessons
Music:
Trumpet

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University of Southern California
Music

Education

University of Southern California (Music)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Tony will travel within 40 miles of Northampton, PA 18067.