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"We train young musicians to go out and do real things"

- Willie Murillo

Brass and Woodwind Department Head

  • Major prepares Trumpet, Trombone and Saxophone players for a well-rounded career that incorporates studio recording, composition, arrangement and licensing.
  • It also allows players to experience performance opportunities in big band, large and small ensembles.
  • In addition they will do combos which allow them to identify their unique sound.
  • Weekly master classes are required and give students access to learn from legendary performers.
  • Guest lecturers are hand-picked from the biggest names in the studio industry.
  • LACM prepares you for the music industry and what goes beyond school.
  • Music Business subject which allows one to learn the fundamentals of business models and more.
Brass & Woodwind Program Course Catalog

Brass and Woodwind Faculty

The network to your future.

Brass and Woodwind Application Requirements

  1. 12 major scales
  2. 12 minor scales.
  3. Perform one of the following jazz heads: (play the melody once, solo over the form at least once, then play the head out)
    – Anthropology
    – Confirmation
    – Donna Lee
    – Scrapple from the Apple
    – Ornithology

Perform a classical etude (Approximately 2:30 in length)