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About Brian Urso

Brian Urso
Brian Urso
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Speaks: English
Instructs: Baritone, French Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba
Education: B. M. Brass Performance, Florida State University. B. M. E. K-12 Instrumental emphasis, Florida State University. M. M. Trumpet Performance, Western Michigan University. Additional schooling University of Georgia and Florida State University, Doctoral programs.
Performance Experience: Principal Trumpet of the Space Coast Symphony, former member Jacksonville Symphony. Performances with Tallahassee Symphony, Pensacola Symphony, St. Augustine Opera, Columbus Symphony, Kalamazoo Symphony and Southwest Michigan Symphony. I have performed with Ray Charles, Blood Sweat and Tears, Dione Warwick and many other artists. As a soloist I have been a finalist in the International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition, MTNA Brass competition, and the National Trumpet Competition
Teaching Experience: Music and Arts Brass Instructor 9 years. Director of Music, Bishop Snyder High School Florida Teacher's Certificate k-12 instrumental emphasis
Teaching Philosophy: As a music educator and wind instructor, I strive to help my students develop a sound fundamental technique and tone while leading to approach their repertoire in a musical way. With a focus on critical thinking and improving practice techniques, I hope to instill in my students the tools to become not only better musicians, but skills that can help them in all their endeavors.

Get to know Brian Urso

I am Brian Urso, brass instructor at Music and Arts.  I have over 30 years of experience teaching brass instruments, and this my ninth  year teaching at Music & Arts. I have played trumpet professionally for 35 years.

My experience, over the years of playing in professional orchestras and teaching band has given me the insight  to teach all levels of brass  instruments, from beginner to the university level.  Some of my students achievements have included superior ratings at solo and ensemble, selection into all state ensembles, prestigious  music schools, local and international competition winners and university professors.  I can teach all styles of playing and hope to see you in my studio at Music and Arts.

Brian Urso teaches at:
10991-51 San Jose Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32223
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