Instructor
Joined in
2019

Victor

Instructor

Teaches Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Baritone, Tuba

"... music has the ability to bring people together." - Ricardo Mutti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Interested in taking lessons with Victor

Teaches at:
Areas of Instruction

Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Baritone, Tuba

Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

UNT Wind Bands, UNT Jazz Lab Bands, UNT Pep Band, Green Brigade Marching Band, UNT Tuba/Euphonium Ensembles, Dallas Discovery Gardens

Current Projects

In April I will be performing in the Dallas Discovery Gardens with my Jazz band, I will also be performing in the Denton Arts and Jazz Festival with the 8 o'clock Lab Band

Education

I am Currently a Music Education Major at UNT, I transferred from Richland College's Music Program, I went to Lake Highlands High School in Dallas TX

Favorite Bands

Snarky Puppy, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, The Dallas Symphonic Orchestra, The Lonestar Wind Orchestra, The UNT One O' Clock Lab Band, The UNT Latin Band, The Tokyo Kosie Wind Orchestra, The Airmen of Note, U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors Band, The Charles Mingus Tribute Big Band, Mnzoil Brass, Canadian Brass

Favorite Instruments

I love playing Trombone in Jazz and Classical settings, I adore playing the baritone in wind band, Playing solo literature on Tuba is challenging and very exciting

Languages Spoken

Spanish

Levels Taught

All

Musical Interests

I enjoy Jazz Electronic Rock Metal Salsa Nortena Konnakol Drumming Bollywood K-pop Opera Classical 80's pop and Progressive Rock

Performance Experience

I have been playing music since I was 10 years old., I have been playing at the collegiate level for over 5 years., I, I've played with professionals such as Mike Stienel Tim Ishii Derrick Logozzo Ron Jones and Brad Williams

Specialties / Genres Taught

Classical solo and ensemble reperatoire, Jazz solo and ensemble reperatoire, Functional piano in order to teach classical and jazz related musical concepts, Jazz Trombone, Classical trombone, SKA, Classical Tuba/Euphonium

Teaching Experience

I have been the Section Manager for UNT's University Band where I lead our group sectionals, I was a Music Assistant in Richland College where I lead group rehearsals with the Richland Wind Symphony and Big Band

About Victor

Victor Mora is our brass instructor who specializes in low-brass and particularly tuba. He is a Music Education major at The University of North Texas where he plays with the UNT Green Brigade Marching Band as a section leader, The University Band as a Section Manager, and has even played trombone in the 8 o'clock Lab band. His current responsibilities include teaching beginner and intermediate Trumpet and Tuba here at Music and Arts, and also working as the Vice-President of the North Texas chapter of the International Tuba-Euphonium Association, where he schedules guest artists from around the world to come play and give master classes at the university for both Tuba and Euphonium. He transferred from DCCCD's Richland College in Dallas, TX, where he was taught by world class trombone players and learned from many UNT alumnae. He is a Dallas, TX native where he graduated from Lake Highlands High School. He is also married to Odalys Mendez who is an up-incoming Music Therapist, and enjoys playing with his new nephew-in-law.
Lewisville Music & Arts 972-315-8400 Lewisville TX