TEACHING 

"Sadie Glass' evident passion and dedication inform each lesson she teaches our son, Ike. In addition to technique and theory, Sadie takes time to unfold some nuance in the exercises and compositions Ike studies with her. His performance has improved significantly since beginning his work with Sadie. "Sadie really helps me improve songs by making me repeat some parts in different ways.'"

 

--Ike, and his father, Ross Rubin 

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TEACHING PHILOSOPHY

I enjoy teaching students of all ages and abilities. The most important factor is motivation and passion for music. I believe in all students having a strong undertanding of fundamentals (tone, breathing, articulation, rhythm, and ear training). In addition to fundamentals I assist students on all areas of musicianship from solo to orchestral training. Along with modern technique, I teach natural horn and baroque horn techniques. I believe it is extremely important to have an understanding of historic performance practice as a modern player. It allows the player to expand their interpretation and understanding of tone, phrasing, and colors. 

PRIVATE TEACHING

Please contact me using the "contact" link above with all questions and inquiries about private lessons. I teach all levels of horn and trumpet. I am currently teaching out of my home studio in Livermore, CA and at New World Music in Pleasanton, CA. 

UNIVERSITY TEACHING

University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music 

In addition to private teaching, I the Assistant Professor of Practice in Horn at the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music in Stockon, CA. Here, I teach the horn studio, music theory, coach chamber music, and am a member of the faculty ensemble, Pacific Arts Woodwind Quintet. I have also held teaching positions at Pacific Union College, Las Positas College, and El Sistema music programs in California.

GUEST INSTRUCTOR

I enjoy giving master classes and performing for school music programs. I have been visting classrooms all over the country working with students of all ages. Please contact me if you would be interested in having me visit your school.