Trumpet

Carolyn Dufraine

Carolyn graduated Magna Cum Laude from Westfield State University in 2018 with a degree in trombone performance, and studied under Timothy Atherton. She is currently pursuing a masters degree in trombone performance at UMass Amherst, studying under Gregory Spiridopoulos. She found her passion for music in middle school, listening to great musicians like JJ Johnson, […]

Phil Rodriguez

Phil Rodriguez has more than two decades of professional experience as a freelance trumpet player, touring artist, session musician, composer and teacher. Born and raised in Santa Barbara, CA, Phil earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, where he studied with the great […]

Kris Danielsen

Dr. Kristoffer Danielsen is an active freelance trombonist and educator throughout greater New England. In addition to maintaining an extensive private teaching studio, Kris has performed with the Albany Symphony, Cape Symphony, Portland Symphony, Eastern Connecticut Symphony, Handel Society, Moscow Ballet, Nautilus Brass Quintet, Massachusetts Chamber Players, Pioneer Valley Symphony, Windham Symphony, Keene Chamber Orchestra, […]

Alisha Lopez-Marrero

Trumpet teacher Alisha Lopez-Marrero is in her final year at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Music.  Her current focus is trumpet performance, but she is also minoring in Economics, as well as pursuing a Certificate in Arts Management.  Alisha currently performs with […]

PLEASE NOTE: Our private music lessons are currently 100% online until further notice (likely Spring of 2021 at the earliest).  However, we are currently ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS to begin ONLINE lessons right away. Our Summer Program for 2021 will be IN PERSON to the greatest extent allowable at that time. ENROLL TODAY!