Areas of Instruction
Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute
Education: Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music, Shenandoah University; Master of Music in Music Education, Shenandoah University
Performance Experience: Local amateur and professional theater; Regional professional theater; Rock bands; Jazz Ensembles; Jazz Combos
Brian has performed professionally in the Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Northern Virginia areas since 1998. A woodwind 'doubler', Brian can most often be heard in the pit orchestras for regional and local professional theaters, however, he can also be heard free lancing in local groups performing styles from rock and soul to jazz and pop.
As a private teacher, Brian has spent the last 10 years developing and encouraging a fun, interactive, lesson studio, engaging students as young as 9, and as experienced as... older than 9, to pursue their goals and passions in music performance. Brian's teaching methods are tailored to fit the individual needs of his students, and includes classical ('legit') and jazz styles on all instruments. He teaches beginner to advanced clarinet and saxophone, and beginner to intermediate flute.