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Our Faculty Is What Make Our Students Exceptional Performers

Our instructors, made up of skilled flute, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet and recorder teach students how to develop and master their musical skills every day at Pleasanton Academy of Music. Our faculty play professionally with orchestras, jazz bands, and chamber groups. We invite you to sign up for a trial lesson so you can meet your teacher and see if lessons at our school a good fit for you are. Mr. Eric Dannewitz works at Acalanes Union High School District and prepares students competitively perform in school bands. Mr. Chris Aschman is fluent in both jazz trumpet and steelpan, and brings a special versatility to the many ensembles he performs with.

Participate In Performance Opportunities In Pleasanton, Bay Area, Statewide and Europe

Our students get the wonderful additional benefit of performing at many events throughout the year. You will find a multitude of concert opportunities and special events at Pleasanton Academy of Music. Although none are required, we do find that most students make more progress when they have regular performance goals to work towards. Performing also builds a student’s confidence. We have plenty of choices! We believe giving students opportunities to perform will help to increase their love music and encourages students to in building skills towards being well prepared for Certificate of Merit test, ABRSM exam and international competitions.

The Woodwind Lessons We Offer

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Flute Lessons

Flute lessons at Pleasanton Academy of Music are engaging and tailored to each student’s individual curricular. We enjoy helping beginning students get started in music lessons or improve your pre-existing skills on the instrument. More Experienced students are often assisted in preparing for solo and ensemble and school band auditions. Whether you are new to the flute or an experienced player, we look forward to working with you!

Get in touch for a trial lesson with our flute teachers in Pleasanton – we would be happy to assist you.

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In saxophone lessons at Pleasanton Academy of Music, we will help you learn the basics, develop advanced technique and musicianship. Some of aspects of techniques include sound development, breath control, reading music, improvisation, music theory, and more. We will adapt lessons to fit your musical interests and goals! Let us know if you want to play the soprano, alto, tenor, or baritone saxophone, we can help you to be a competitive player.

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Interested in taking Clarinet lessons? Start with a trial Clarinet lesson. No obligation to register! See if Clarinet lessons are right for you before committing. Meet the instructor first, ask questions, and set goals. Our students win in solo competitions, successfully complete ABRSM and CM exams, tests and participate in school music-making. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced musician already, we would be happy to work with you.

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Brass Instructors

Mastering the art of producing a professional sound on a brass instrument is most effectively achieved through guidance from seasoned performers. Our instructors possess the expertise and track record to facilitate your growth. With academic backgrounds from esteemed universities across the nation, and experience performing in prestigious orchestras, wind bands, and quintets, our faculty members stand as a testament to excellence. They offer invaluable insights to aid you in crafting a captivating and melodious tone.

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Trumpet Lessons

Whether your aspiration lies in playing a C trumpet within orchestras, mastering the B flat trumpet in a jazz quintet, or exploring the piccolo trumpet’s challenges, our accomplished instructors are at your service. Elevate your skills with the guidance of the skilled educators at the Pleasanton Academy of Music. We are dedicated to cultivating precise technique, a captivating tone, and a solid foundation in embouchure development. Our faculty is poised to assist you in refining scales, arpeggios, articulation, enhancing your range, and much more. Whether you’re preparing for a school band audition or advancing toward graduate-level studies, our experienced team is equipped to propel your trumpet playing to new heights. Contact us to arrange a complimentary trial lesson.

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Get in Touch for a Trial Lesson Today

Our flute, clarinet, saxophone and trumpet teachers would love to meet you or your child to provide lessons, so contact us at your earliest convenience for a 30-minute trial. We work with kids and adults.  We believe that it’s never too late to go after an instrument you dream to play. Bring your instrument to a trial lesson or we will provide flute, clarinet, saxophone or trumpet for the first time.

We also offer much more than woodwind and brass lessons – if you would like piano lessons Pleasantonviolin lessons Dublinvoice lessons Livermore, or anything else, please get in touch! We are the area’s leading music lesson provider, and we are looking forward to working with you.