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      About Bruce Coates

      Bruce Coates Jr
      Bruce Coates
      Music Teacher, Master
      Location: Westminster, MD
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone
      Education: Duquesne University School of Music, Bachelor's of music education/Music Performance Towson University, Distinguished music graduate of Towson University
      Performance Experience: Veteran of United States Army Band, Baltimore Symphony, Gettysburg Symphony, Maryland Symphony, Towson Chamber Players, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Johnny Mathis, Rhythm and Blues Group - The Moments, Hank Levey Alumni Band, Professor Louie and the Crowmatix, Founding member of the Chesapeake Saxophone Ensemble
      Teaching Experience: Adjunct Faculty Howard Community College 25 years, Adjunct Faculty Towson University 3 years, Band Director Baltimore Lutheran Schools 7 years, private instructor for over 30 years
      Teaching Philosophy: Excellent practice, excellent instruction and a Desire to be your best, leads to superior performance. Make music a part of your life!

      Get to know Bruce Coates

      Bruce is a US Army Band Veteran, playing with the 324th Army Material Command Band and 298th Army Band of Berlin Germany. He has been performing and teaching for nearly 40 years, and there is not a single day he hasn't wanted to teach or perform his music! Bruce loves his work! 

      Bruce Coates teaches at:
      210 MALCOLM DR STE 110
      Westminster, MD 21157
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