Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The Beginning Guitar Class is a 6-
The current 6-
Denis Harper has joined the teaching staff at Bronstein Music School as an oboe and
English horn teacher. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Yale University. He
also attended the Master of Music program at Boston University. He is a working musician,
serving as the principal oboe with the Modesto Symphony since 1991, and as co-
Denis also has a strong background in teaching. He has been an oboe instructor at California State University, Stanislaus since 2000, and previously taught oboe at U.C. Santa Cruz and music at San Diego State University.
Denis has also appeared as a soloist at Carnegie Recital Hall, and with the Modesto Symphony, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, and Haifa Symphony (Israel).
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Richard Frazier has joined the teaching staff at Bronstein Music School. He is acknowledged
as a master teacher of all of the instruments of the orchestral string family and
enjoys making music and teaching the violin, viola, cello, double bass, and tuba.
Richard Frazier was on the faculty of the School of Music at the University of Oregon.
Before accepting a position as a special resource for the Visual and Performing
Arts with the San Francisco Unified School District, he created an award-
He has appeared throughout the country as a conductor/composer, adjudicator, clinician,
coach, and performer. His former students number in the thousands and enjoy vital,
In 1978, Mr. Frazier founded a brass quintet, Chicago Chamber Brass, with which he performed throughout the country and abroad for fifteen years, and produced recordings that are still prized by brass players worldwide.
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Jasminka Rojas has joined the staff at Bronstein Music. Jasminka began her musical training when she was 12 years old. She was a student at Parkside Middle School in San Bruno and learned how to play the viola. Later, as a student at Capuchino High School, she also learned how to play saxophone (alto at first, then baritone). Today she’s a member of the Capuchino orchestra, orchestra septet, jazz band, symphonic band, and color guard. She’s also a member of the “In Concert” choir and the “In Concert” symphonic band. In her spare time, she arranges music for Capuchino’s symphonic band.
Jasminka plans to attend college as a music education major and aspires to be a high school or middle school music director.
Livier Mora has joined the staff at Bronstein Music. Livier began her musical studies when she was in the 7th grade at Parkside Intermediate School in San Bruno. At that time, she learned how to play the flute. She continued playing the flute throughout her time at Parkside. When she graduated from Parkside, she started to attend Capuchino High School. As a freshman, she learned how to play the trumpet. She continued her trumpet playing throughout high school, where she is currently a senior. She is the first trumpet player in Capuchino’s marching band, concert band, and jazz band. She is also a member of the “In Concert” symphonic band.
Thomas Walsh has re-
As a teacher, Thomas is well versed in all musical styles with a forte in classical guitar. He comes to the table knowing that each student is an individual and tailors his lessons to the students’ individual needs. He teaches both children and adults and is a very friendly teacher who is very enthusiastic about teaching music.
Languages spoken: English and French
Professional flutist Gail Edwards has joined the teaching staff at Bronstein Music. She uses her MM in Flute Performance from the SF Conservatory as both a performer and teacher.
As a teacher Ms. Edwards is the Flute Artist-
As a performer Ms. Edwards is a member of the Sacramento Philharmonic, opera and ballet orchestras and Modesto Symphony as well as many of the Bay Area’s other orchestras. In a chamber music setting she has played in many instrument combinations and in a wide variety of settings from concert halls to shopping malls.
With an combined with her years of playing and teaching experience Ms. Edwards teaching philosophy is to share her joy of music making with others of all ages and levels.