2019-20 Tuba Teacher Directory

Inspire Academy of Music
Email: jenni(at)inspireacademymn(dot)com
Phone: (763) 691-9136
Website: http://www.inspireacademymn.com
Levels: Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Lesson Location: North Metro (Anoka, Blaine, Lino Lakes, etc.)
Rates: $115/month for weekly Half Hour lessons
About the Instructor: Inspire Academy of Music is a growing music school in Andover, MN, and teaches a variety of instruments. We have availability Monday-Thursday from 3-8pm, and others by appointment. Our mission is to inspire a love of music, care for the whole student, and develop lifelong learners.
GTCYS Alumni? No

Timothy Aune
Email: tjaune(at)aol(dot)com
Phone: (763) 559-7146
Levels: Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Lesson Location: Northwest Metro (Plymouth, Maple Grove, Brooklyn Park, etc.)
Rates: $25/Half Hour
About the Instructor: Yes!
GTCYS Alumni? No

Lauren Husting
Email: lahusting(at)gmail(dot)com
Phone: (858) 776-0409
Website: http://laurenhusting.com
Levels: Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory Level, Professional
Lesson Location: Minneapolis, West Metro (Edina, Minnetonka, Wayzata, etc.), Southwest Metro (Eden Prairie, Chaska, Chanhassen, Shakopee, etc.)
Rates: $150/30 minutes monthly; $180/45 minutes monthly; $210/60 minutes monthly
About the Instructor: I am accepting new students.
With 10+ years of professional teaching experience with students ranging from beginners through adult amateurs to college students and professionals, Lauren focuses on each student, adapting lessons and goals to the individual’s personal needs. Her philosophy is based on the teachings of Arnold Jacobs and Jan Kagarice, encouraging each student to not only develop strong technique and accuracy, but also move beyond the physical approach to playing and delve into true music-making and innate expression.
Lauren Husting is an active performer and educator in the Twin Cities metro. You can find her performing with Brass Lassie, the Adam Meckler Orchestra, and many other unique projects.
GTCYS Alumni? No

Ben Parke
Email: trumpetplayers(at)yahoo(dot)com
Phone: (612) 396-1428
Website: https://www.minneapolisbrass.com
Levels: Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate
Lesson Location: West Metro (Edina, Minnetonka, Wayzata, etc.), Southwest Metro (Eden Prairie, Chaska, Chanhassen, Shakopee, etc.), South Metro (Bloomington, Burnsville, Lakeville, Farmington, Prior Lake, Savage, etc.)
Rates: $55/Hour
About the Instructor: Mr. Parke has a Masters of Music degree from the University of Minnesota and has been teaching privately for over 20 years.  His students have been accepted into every honor band in the state, many with 1st chair placements, while also participating in groups such as GTCYS, MYJB, No Limits Brass Choir, and many others.  Many of his students have also been offered music scholarships at schools ranging from Gustavus and St Olaf to prestigious conservatories such as Eastman, Peabody, and the Bienen School at Northwestern University.  Mr. Parke works with each student to craft a program of study to help them achieve the highest level possible with their skills.
GTCYS Alumni? No

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