Brass Lessons

Midcoast School Of Music offers personalized lesson plans and one-on-one instruction with some of the finest musicians in New England, focusing on mechanics, theory, and performance. Below, you’ll see the instructors available for brass lessons and have a chance to learn more about them. For more information regarding available lesson times at either of our campuses, please fill out the contact form at the bottom of this page.

Alan King, Sr.

Alan King - trumpet instructor at Midcoast School Of MusicAlan King Sr is a graduate of Westbrook High School. He then studied Business and Music Education at the University of Southern Maine. Alan has performed with such names as the Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Gene Krupa Tribute Band, Luther “Guitar” Johnson, Denis Diblasio, The Temptations, and The Don Rickles Show. Alan also managed the Tony Boffa Music Agency. He taught in the Pownal, Gray/New Gloucester, Westbrook, Sanford, Marshwood, and South Portland music departments.

Not only has Alan been an instructor throughout Southern Maine, but also in Port Charlotte (Florida), The University School For The Gifted and Talented, and the University Of Southern Maine. He has been an Adjudicator for So. Maine Music Festival, Maine State Jazz Competition, Southern Maine Solo Ensemble Festival, Southern Maine Honors Band Festivals, Southern Maine Middle School Honors Festival, and Maine All State Music Festival. He has performed with bands, orchestras, quintets, shows, and big bands too numerous to mention. He currently performs with the Tony Boffa Band and HarborView Brass Quintet. Alan has also been a Brass Clinician throughout New England.

Contact Us For Brass Lessons

Interested in brass lessons at our Portland or Bath campus? Please fill out the form so we can learn a bit more about you and then match you up with the best possible lesson plan. We look forward to speaking with you soon!

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What instrument are you interested in?

 Trumpet Trombone French Horn Tuba Baritone Other

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 Yes I Do No I Don't No, And I'd Like Some Recommendations

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 Basics Music Theory Improvisation Sight Reading Performance Everything

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 Bath Portland

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