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      About Byron Yount

      Byron Yount
      Byron Yount
      Music Teacher, Master
      Location: Tucson, AZ
      Speaks: English, Spanish
      Instructs: Trombone, Trumpet
      Education: Master of Music, University of Rhode Island. Doctorate of Musical Arts ABD, University of Arizona
      Performance Experience: Current Principal Trumpet for Orquesta Filarmonica de Sonora, the state government orchestra of Sonora, Mexico. Current member of the Tucson Pops Orchestra and Sierra Vista Symphony Orchestra. Current extra trumpeter with the Phoenix Symphony.
      Teaching Experience: Brass Clinician, Instituto Sonorense de Cultura. Former Graduate Teaching Assistant in applied trumpet, University of Arizona. Former Brass Clinician, New Jersey Chamber Music Society.
      Teaching Philosophy: I lead by example and try to inspire students to have a desire to play music. If a student loves to play their instrument, they will practice unceasingly. Whatever the individual outcome, the love and study of music makes the world a more peaceful place. Music is the universal constant in all cultures and religions throughout history.

      Get to know Byron Yount

      Byron Yount currently holds positions with the Orquesta Filarmonica de Sonora (principal trumpet), Tucson Pops Orchestra (third trumpet) and Sierra Vista Symphony Orchestra (second trumpet). He is also a substitute/extra trumpeter with the Phoenix Symphony. Formerly, he was a member of Navy Band Northeast, performing with Top Brass Quintet and Northeast Navy Showband, a swing-style big band. Mr. Yount is a former member of The Gramercy Brass of New York, principal trumpeter of the New Jersey Pops Orchestra and founder and leader of the New Jersey Chamber Music Society Brass Quintet. Mr. Yount holds a Master of Music from the University of Rhode Island and, thanks to the Montgomery G.I. Bill, nearly completed a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Arizona. Additionally, Mr. Yount is a Wellness Coach for brass musicians struggling with severe imbalances or other playing difficulties, and therefore has many tools to incorporate into helping young players to develop a solid foundation and a positive, uplifted approach to making music. 

      Byron Yount teaches at:
      9630 E 22nd St Suite 130
      Tucson, AZ 85748
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