Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Director of Maryville University Pep Band
The Eddie Carr Five
BA in Music Composition
Big Band Jazz, Alternative Rock, Drum and Bugle Corps, Salsa Music
Trumpet, Piano, Jazz Improvization, Composition
Jazz Big Bands, Combos, Salsa Orchestras, Drum and Bugle Corps
Big Band, Jazz, Classical, Latin, Funk, Pop, Marching Band
Eddie received his BA in Music from Brigham Young University. Since then, Eddie has developed a passion for music education, performance, and composition. Eddie has always aspired to provide an outlet from the troubles of life through music. He pushes his students to progress, and see music to act as an escape from everyday life.
Along with teaching in the Music and Arts Lesson Studio, Eddie directs the Maryville University Pep Band. Furthermore, Eddie plays with his group, The Eddie Carr Five, in the St. Louis area. In the past, he has joined groups such as The Parkway Faculty and Friends Big Band, the Latin Solution Salsa Orchestra, and the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps.
Eddie enjoys a variety of music, including pop, rock, classical, and jazz. He enjoys bringing a variety of styles into his lessons, and strives to focus on the students primary interests. Eddie likes to use Rubank, Arban, and H.L Clark trumpet methods. His instrument of choice is the Bach Stradivarius Model 37.