Teaches Trombone, French Horn, Tuba, Baritone
Trombone, French Horn, Tuba, Baritone
About Jeffrey Cortazzo
He holds a music education degree from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Music in Performance from DePaul University as well as a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in composition from The Catholic University of America.
Dr. Cortazzo’s principal teachers include H. Lee Southall and Charles Vernon for trombone and Andrew Simpson, Steven Strunk, Stephen Gorbos and Robert Baker for counterpoint and composition. At Music and Arts he teaches all brass instruments but tries to focus on trombone and tuba. His compostions and performances can be found on Youtube at the following links:
Grandeur of the Parks
On Stony Ridge
Hidden Path to a Mountain Lake
Dr. Cortazzo’s newest composition as of May 2020, written for brass quintet is ‘An Interstellar Tryptich’.