Andrew Zelm is the Director of Bands at the Frances Xavier Warde School in Chicago and serves on the faculty at ChiArts where he directs jazz combos and teaches low brass technique.

In addition, he directs a full studio of low brass students at Evanston Township High School and Elk Grove High School. 

Music Education Philosophy

Taking music and instrumental lessons is the most efficient way for musicians to improve their performance ability and musicianship skills. They can then incorporate these new music skills into rehearsals and concerts at school, which will bring their entire musical experience to the next level.

Trombone/Euphonium/Tuba Lessons and Workshops

Include low brass technique, breathing, posture, note-reading, performing a variety of musical styles, lip slurs, legato playing, intonation, performing challenging low brass repertoire, theory, ear-training, and sight reading.

Jazz and Improvisation Lessons and Workshops 

Include improvisation, ear-training, listening, jazz style, solo transcription, ensemble playing, the art of learning jazz standards, jazz theory, composition, and jazz history.

To book a lesson or workshop, please

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