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Music Lessons with Joe Cheslak

From: $30.00

Learn music with a pro trombone player (Tiger Chung Lee, Blue Rootz), multi-instrumentalist, low-brass music educator, and instrument maintenance & repair tech.

Learn how to be a great individual AND ensemble player.

Like all good music teachers, my core instruction focuses on the basics, including how to develop proper instrumental technique, good warm-up routines and practice habits, and music theory and ear training. But from the beginning, I like to lay the groundwork for the fun stuff—all of the reasons I got into music in the first place! Solid fundamentals have allowed me to thrive as an arranger for horn sections, an improviser, and a transcriber. No matter what kind of music you like to listen to, no matter what players you want to learn how to imitate, it’s never to early to start pursuing your passions.

My Favorite Things to Teach

  • Instruments: Trombone, Euphonium, Baritone, Tuba, Sousaphone
  • Pursuits: Improvisation, Composition & Arranging, Instrument Repair & Maintenance, Music Life Mentoring, Music Theory, Performance
  • Styles: Blues, Classical, Jazz, Soul/Funk, Rock

Ages & Skill Levels

  • I work best with students ages 8 and up
  • Beginner, intermediate, and advanced students are welcome

Availability & Rates

  • Lessons are currently conducted either virtually or at my studio in North Buffalo, NY (following CDC guidelines for safety)
  • Mondays, Thursdays, & Fridays: 6:00pm–8:00pm
  • 30 minutes: $30
  • 60 minutes: $60

Use the calendar below to check upcoming availability and book your next lesson online. If there are no bookings available, or you need a different day or time, contact me at cheslakjoe@gmail.com to discuss.

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About the Artist

About the Artist

JOE CHESLAK is primarily a trombone performer and educator, specializing in low-brass performance and education. Pro music credentials include:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Degree (with a concentration in trombone), SUNY Buffalo State College
  • Professional Performing Musician since 2009
  • Low Brass Instructor and Repair Technician Apprentice at Twin Village Music since 2014

Primary musical influences include Tower of Power, Miles Davis, Chicago, Stevie Wonder, J.J. Johnson’s Brass Orchestra, Gustav Holst, Fred Wesley, J.J. Johnson, and James Pankow.
About the Artist