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Spencer Brand

Spencer Brand

Dr. Spencer Brand is an active trumpeter, composer, and educator based in Phoenix, AZ. Brand currently teaches Trumpet and Aural Perception at Glendale Community College, AZ as an Adjunct Faculty member. Additionally, he directs the Trumpet Ensemble at Mountain Ridge High School and is an Artist in Residence at Brophy College Preparatory. Brand frequently collaborates with Harmony Project Phoenix, and actively presents masterclasses to local high schools and middle schools in the Greater Phoenix Area. Spencer is a member of the Phoenix Brass Collective, and has performed with the Chandler Symphony Orchestra, Salt River Brass Band, Musica Nova Orchestra, and many other ensembles throughout Arizona as principal trumpet/cornet. In 2018, Brand toured the Czech Republic with the Prague Summer Nights Festival Orchestra, performing in the Estates Theatre and Rudolfinum Hall.

Brand earned his DMA from Arizona State University where his research centered on Czech trumpet playing and repertoire. Brand received his Master of Music in Trumpet Performance and Composition at Arizona State and holds a BMus in Trumpet Performance with a Management Minor from the University of Minnesota. His teachers include David Hickman, David Baldwin, Robert Dorer, Ladislav Kozderka, and Albert Moore.

Listen to Spencer play: Beethoven's in the House by Josh Oxford
Slavische Fantasie by Carl Höhne
Concerto in D Major by Johann Friederich Fasch

Rates: $25 for 30 minutes, $40 for 45 minutes, $50 for 60 minutes
Lesson Days: Contact for availability
Instruments Taught: Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone
Contact: spencerbrandthe-music-store.com

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