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About Carson Longacre

Carson Longacre
Carson Longacre
Music Teacher, Professional
Location: Richmond, VA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Jazz Improvisation, Music Theory, Trombone
Education: Graduate of Matoaca High School and currently pursuing Bachelor's of Music Performance at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Performance Experience: Vast performance experience in both classical and jazz genres, with the VCU Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Central Virginia Wind Symphony, as well as various jazz bands and chamber ensembles.
Teaching Experience: Privately studied with Dr. Ross Walter (classical tenor trombone), Antonio Garcia (jazz trombone and improvisation), and Daniel Myssyk (score study and orchestration).
Teaching Philosphy: I believe that if you take care of the music, the music will take care of you. As an educator, I wish to instill this idea in all of my students in order to found and nurture a lifelong relationship with performing and appreciating music.

Get to know Carson Longacre

A native of Richmond, Virginia, Carson has a vibrant passion for all things music, in both the listening and performance aspect.  His decade-long and ongoing career as a musician has blessed him with a variety of performance experiences in the classical and jazz genres.  In high school, he performed and soloed as principal of the school's marching band, show choir band, symphonic band, jazz band, and various county and district ensembles.  He performed first trombone in the pit ensemble of the school's production of Lin Manuel Miranda's "In the Heights" musical.  Once enrolled in college, he received private lessons from several seasoned professionals in the field of trombone performance; some of whom he has ongoing lessons and communications with.  As principal of the VCU Symphony Orchestra, he had experience performing on stage with the world-renowned pianist Sonia Rubinsky.  As his career continues to grow and expand, Carson is interested in extending his practice techniques and fondness for the music he performs to students in an amazing venue.   

Carson Longacre teaches at:
9712 Midlothian Tpke
Richmond, VA 23235
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