Learn How to Play Trombone | Beginners To Professionals









by Colin Pulkrabek

20 Years Experience

US $90 per class |

for 1-on-1, 45 mins class

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Instruction Language

: English

Course Summary

This course is designed for all levels, beginners to professionals Trombonist.  In this 1-on-1 online Trombone Lessons with Colin Pulkrabek, students will study trombone fundamentals, trombone specific techniques, and improvisation. Through a variety of exercises, etudes, and repertoire Colin will work with each student to improve his or her technique as a beginner or push them to the next level if they are a more advanced trombonist. These lessons with Colin are fun, focused, and productive taking place in weekly 30-minute sessions, over 8 weeks.

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Colin Pulkrabek

Colin Pulkrabek

Experience: 20 Years

From: United States

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Teacher Skill Keywords

    Beatbox, Jazz, Trombone
  • Education


    Jazz Studies from University of Washington

  • Work Details

    Work Details

    Music Faculty - Seattle Academy of Arts And Sciences

    Music Instructor - Seattle JazzED

About the Course

This custom course is tailored specifically to each student's level.  In this course, beginners will study trombone basics such as tone production, lip slurs, intonation and slide technique.  Also, Colin will work with each student on trombones etudes, a piece written for practice purposes, to combine and push students' playing abilities to the next level. In addition, more advanced players will also study other selected and customized materials.  Finally, through work on scales, scale patterns and improvisation, students will learn ear-training, time and rhythm skills.

By the end of this course and through a regular practice of learnings from this course, students will gain an improved tone, intonation, and musicianship.  Students will also gain an improved trombone technique, stamina, and range. And an improved improvisation, music theory knowledge, ability to further improvise.

About the Coach: Colin is a trombonist, beatboxer, and teaching artist in Seattle, WA. He has been playing trombone for over 20 years and teaching jazz, trombone, piano, and beatboxing for over 10 years.  He attained a Degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Washington in 2011.  He has performed in venues big and small, all across the world, from Longview, Washington to Pori, Finland.

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Available For All Age-Groups

Available For All Age-Groups

13 Online live sessions completed

13 Online live sessions completed

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Every individual

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  • Is at a different learning stage

  • Has different posture and instrument holding style

  • Has different mind-hand coordination

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World-class  masters as  teachers

World-class masters as teachers

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Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

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Course studio that amplifies passion learning

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Access to global creative community

Pay as you go - 2 classes at a  time

Pay as you go - 2 classes at a time

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Milestone-based learning for best results

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