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Favorable review of lessons with Full-Blown Trombone by Alan Munter.  Angela and the other instructors are excellent musicians who are also very friendly teachers for even young kids just starting out.  They're patient and very easy to work with.  Our son enjoys the lessons and has made huge progress on the trombone in the time taking them.  He has a brother coming up behind him that will be starting soon.
Favorable review of lessons with Full-Blown Trombone by Amy Syversen.  I have been a professional musician and teacher for two decades and have dealt with a large number of private teachers and music studios. None can compare with the experiences we have had with Full-Blown Trombone. Mrs. Johnson goes above and beyond any private teacher I have met. She gets to know her students well and is able to tailor her teaching style to each child's unique personality and needs. Mrs. Johnson's scheduling system is easy to use and she always keeps everyone up to date. She offers fun recitals and activities that I have never encountered with other private teachers/studios. My child loves trombone and very much looks forward to her weekly lessons for the mentorship Mrs. Johnson provides. I can only hope we are able to stay with Mrs. Johnson for many years to come. I can't recommend her studio enough!
Favorable review of lessons with Full-Blown Trombone by Jodi Guzewich. Incredible studio and teachers!  The website and online tools are masterfully planned and easy to use making the whole experience enjoyable.  My daughter loves her teacher, Ms. Angela, who is kind, knowledgeable and truly engaged with her students.  Six stars if it were possible.
Favorable review of lessons with Full-Blown Trombone by Rima Assiryani. Best studio. Taught my son excellent music and musician skills. Angela is amazing, very organized and keeps her students on track while enjoying the instrument. So easy for me as a parent to work with her.  She sets goals and works with the students to achieve them. We are so happy we started working with her 6 years ago. We will continue for as long as possible.
Favorable review of lessons with Full-Blown Trombone by Julie Rosenthal. We are very grateful to Full-Blown Trombone for teaching my son trombone virtually through a pandemic. They got him ready for middle school band. Ashleigh is amazingly patient, talented and really flexible in making each lesson work for my son. Angela runs a very professional and nurturing studio. i highly recommend them!
Favorable review of lessons with Full-Blown Trombone by Renee Fried. My son has taken lessons with Angela Johnson of Full-Blown Trombone since he was in fourth grade and has had an amazing experience with her as he has grown and developed over the years. Her enthusiasm is infectious. Her dedication to her students is unparalleled.  Students in the Full-Blown Trombone studio not only have the opportunity to play in studio recitals and concerts, but may perform in holiday concerts for the community, play with other jazz groups or attend a multitude of area musical events.  My son is now a junior in high school, has auditioned for and obtained seats in multiple youth orchestras, played “second bone” in a professional swing band, filled in for several other groups, and is currently a member of both his high school jazz band and a youth jazz group.  She even encouraged my son to write a trombone choir piece for a summer trombone camp and arranged to have his piece played by the more advance
Favorable review of lessons with Full-Blown Trombone by Karen Collishaw. I love Angela Johnson--she was wonderful for my daughter who is currently a music composition/trombone performance major at Ithaca College.  She not only taught Clare fantastic trombone skills but also supported her as a full person able to recieve constructive feedback and improve her practicing techniques without deflating her.  I highly recommend Full-Blown Trombone.


Taking lessons with Full-Blown Trombone has enriched my life in many ways. Of course, working with Ms. Warfield, I have greatly expanded my musical skills and have begun to experiment with and learn very advanced and fun techniques. My life has also been enriched in other ways such as learning time management skills, which I can apply to my practicing, or to any thing else in my life; such as homework or chores. In addition, before starting at Full-Blown Trombone, I knew very few female low brass players, almost all of them were male. through Full Blown Trombone, I've been introduced to many female trombone and low brass players that I can look up to and see as role models. Thank you Full Blown Trombone for everything you have given me and I can't wait to learn more! - S., Student

Angela is without a doubt one of the best music teachers my daughter has ever worked with. She knows how to meet kids where they are and encourage them with patience, caring, and a clear love of music and the trombone. Not only does she teach her craft beautifully, she infuses active listening, a bit of history and the culture of brass into her lessons, making them truly dynamic. Any make-up lessons we had with other teachers at Full Blown Trombone were wonderful as well. I would recommend working with Full Blown Trombone without hesitation, I’m even considering taking up a new instrument because of the positive experience we’ve had! - Nina, Parent

I want to thank you for all you've done for Alex over the years. As I've said before, he loved playing the trombone because of you. You were always so supportive and encouraging, striking just the right balance between scolding him if he didn't practice enough or follow your directions and joking around with him and making it fun. I loved the way you helped him set goals. I loved the comment cards you put out at the recitals. I loved how you shared opportunities to hear professional concerts and participate in trombone-related activities. You are a fantastic teacher. - Rita, Parent

I have been having lessons with Mrs. Angela for four years. She is a very bright and nice person that has a passion for music. She has played with other professional bands and makes sure to tell her students about opportunities that allow them to perform and get a learning experience out of the program. I loved having lessons with Mrs. Angela. I learned a lot and she helped me become more comfortable with my trombone. She really is a great teacher and I am glad I got to learn from her.      - Monique, Former Student

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