Bryan Ashmore

Bryan Ashmore is a trumpet player based in Atlanta, Georgia. Born in Conyers, Georgia, Bryan grew up in a household full of music and knew from a young age he wanted to be a musician. He recently graduated with his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of South Carolina where he received training in …

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Cadence Campbell

Cadence believes in the power of music and truly believes anyone can learn. In 2013, he graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. In 2015, he earned his Masters of Education degree from Walden University. While completing his degrees, he had the opportunity…

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Freddie Dunn

One of the most intense and passionate trumpeters on the DC jazz scene, Freddie Dunn Jr is described as “fire and ice”. Active professionally since 1992, the horn is truly a paintbrush in the hands of this gifted, melodic trumpeter. As a musician and educator, Freddie teaches all brass areas and piano.

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Michael Laird

Michael Laird

Michael is a retired Army veteran, having served 21 years as a soldier and musician in the US Army Band Program. He served in Hawaii, Panama, Korea, and all over the United States. In the Army band he served as oboe player, musical section leader, Drum Major, and the founder and director for the Tropic Lightn…

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Bill  Locklear

Bill Locklear resides in Kennesaw, Georgia with his wife and children. During his thirty year music education career Mr. Locklear served at the elementary, middle and high school levels and is a master teacher for all brass and woodwind instruments. He has been invited to guest conduct numerous middle, high …

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Stuart Pollard

Instructor Stuart Pollard is an accomplished, multi-instrumental music educator originally from Pontypool, South Wales who resides in the Northern Virginia Area. As a brass specialist, he offers lessons on all instruments in this section including trumpet, euphonium, trombone, French horn and more. He also …

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Ben Ray

Ben Ray

Benjamin Ray, trombonist and brass pedagogue, received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Kennesaw State University in 2010. An active section coach, he currently works with Lost Mountain and Palmer Middle Schools, as well as Kell High School.

Formerly, Benjamin worked as the Assistant Band Di…

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William Waldron

William Waldron is teacher who believes that there is music in all of us waiting to get out. In some of us the music is already at the surface; in others it is a bit deeper and needs more time to show itself. Both need some guidance to polish it and make the performer shine.

William’s music backgroun…

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