Wednesday, July 22, 2015

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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-in-Residence at the SF School of the Arts, is the Director of both Bel Canto Flutes the San Jose-based Well Tempered Flutes. She has also been on the faculty of SF State University and University of SF.


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.


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.



Galen Green has joined the teaching staff at Bronstein Music School on clarinet and saxophone. Galen graduated Cum Laude from Cornish College of the Arts with a Bachelor's Degree in Music. He has performed with world-renowned musicians including The Four Tops, The Temptations, Tom Scott, Jimmy  Bosch, and Tito Puente, Jr.  Galen also has 18 years of experience  teaching private lessons to aspiring musicians of all ages and levels,  and six years directing bands in K-12 public and private schools. He strives to share his own passion for music with students, to teach  them to listen with open ears and minds, and to instill in them a curiosity for music that will last a lifetime.

Bronstein Music offers two group guitar classes: the Beginning Guitar Class and the Continuation Guitar Class. Both classes are taught by Carlos Guadarrama and are 6 weeks long. Currently, the beginning class meets from 1:30 to 2:20 and the continuation class meets from noon to 12:50.

The Beginning Guitar Class costs $89.99 and the Continuation Guitar Class also costs $89.99. There is a discount for 2 members of the same family (siblings, parent/child). The discounted price is $159.99 per class. See our front desk staff for more information and to register for these classes.

Note: All group classes have a minimum enrollment. Classes not meeting the minimum will be rescheduled or canceled. If a group class is canceled, full and prompt refunds will be made.

The Summer Brass Ensemble class, taught by Stephen Bell, brings together a number of brass players -- trumpets, flugelhorns, French horns, trombones, baritones, euphoniums, tubas -- for a fun summer session of playing brass ensemble music. This year, the group is playing music from the "Pop Quartets for All" book and will perform a concert at Bronstein Music on the final meeting day of the class. The class started on May 30, and the concert date is July 25.  For more information, call Bronstein Music at (650) 588-2502.